not be made of money

I'm not made of money

I don't have a lot of money. A set phrase said as a denial to a request for one to lend money to or purchase something for someone. I know you want the new phone, but the answer is no. I'm not made of money.
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not be made of money

COMMON People say they are not made of money to mean that there is a limit to how much money they are able to spend. This camera's second hand. I'm not made of money, you know.
See also: made, money, not, of
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