not made of money

not made of money

Fig. [of a person] not having a lot of money; not having an unlimited supply of money. I can't afford a car like that. I'm not made of money you know. There is only so much they can pay. They're not made of money.
See also: made, money, not, of
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But Caulfield insists that the club are not made of money after coming through a period of financial strife in recent years.
Coun Thomas said: "The trust needs to remember that people are not made of money and in many cases have not had a pay rise in line with inflation.
Before you say 'you could just buy one yourself', I looked into that and they run into the thousands of dirhams - I'm not made of money.
I'm not though, you can use this, an exclusive, I'm not made of money, I'm doing alright.
Barry are not made of money but our players might have to pay the biggest price, because am determined not to stand for a repeat performance at home.
He told his frantic family: "Oh, I just put it on before m not made of money, Emmerdale.