Monopoly money

Monopoly money

1. A sum of money that has little or no importance to a person. A reference to the paper play money used in the board game Monopoly. He dropped nearly 30 grand on a single watch, but he's so loaded that it's just Monopoly money to him
2. Bills of currency printed on bright, multicolored paper. (In contrast to the simple green and white color of American currency.) Even after four years, I could never get used to the Monopoly money they use up in Canada.
See also: money, monopoly
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On the bus, Jordy and Gvidas were handing out Monopoly money to people who drew pictures them.
Having now seen the folly of this monopoly money scheme I trust Prof Drakeford and his cabinet will use this rare period of elucidation to direct their attention to the proposed destruction of the environment in North Wales and scrap the Red Route designed to ease the traffic flow through the so called Deeside Corridor, a scheme that will create more problems than it's deemed to solve.
What do a hamburger, a can of caviar and Monopoly money have in common?
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You can buy up property with Monopoly money from the high value Zippo Encore Stage to the less pricey Metal Den.
When he won, he collected the exact denomination of Monopoly money in every game (15,140) paid in US dollars which he spent on home improvements!
They were playing with Monopoly money and spent huge sums virtually every year to get to where they are now and even that has taken plenty of time, so it's not always a quick fix.
"It's like Monopoly money," I told Colin, my drinking companion, while clutching one of the shiny blue notes.
Use Monopoly money to "sell" popcorn, candy, and soft drinks to family members.
If they can get away with it before the next players' turn, the "cheaters" will be rewarded with Monopoly money, a hotel, or $200 from the bank.
The congregation gave them a whole-hearted yes and the kids set to work with Monopoly money and a copy of the guide.
"How are they going to cover these costs?" Renzi asked, "with Monopoly money?"
Flooding Europe with banana republic Monopoly money? I waved the money again - "ten Euro - Si?" Pointing at the little brown numbers in the corner.