(As) Poor as a Church Mouse
Can you guess what this idiom means? It means very poor.
- I have no money. I just spent all of my savings to pay my credit card bill. I’m poor as a church mouse.
- Although the mansion was quite big and beautiful, the owner was as poor as a church mouse and had to sell the property to pay off his debts.
- A: If everyone pitches in $5 we can get a new coffee machine for the break room.
B: Don’t bother asking Bob, he’s as poor as a church mouse.
The phrasal verb pitch in means: to give a particular amount of money in order to help with something
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Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.Walt Disney
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