English Idioms Daily Blog

... your resource for English idioms, ESL and more!

Navigation

A Fool and His Money are Soon Parted





A fool and his money are soon parted is an English proverb that means if someone is foolish or silly with his money, he will lose it soon. In other words, if someone does not use good judgment, he won’t have his money for long. For example:

When Luke invested all of his money in Mr. Moneybag’s North Pole real estate project, Mahima said,
A fool and his money are soon parted.

or

After he got paid, Marc went directly to the casino. A fool and his money are soon parted.

Can you think of some
real life examples for which this English proverb would apply?

For more
money idioms, click here.




blog comments powered by Disqus