: Vocabulary about money Revision
: Present Continuous - Present Perfect - What about…? Vocabulary (current) account
- the bank account for your everyday business bank statement
- the bank's monthly report on your finances borrow
- to use something from someone else with the intention to return it (to) charge
- (verb and noun) to ask for payment, i.e.
- The bank charged us a lot of interest to borrow the money.
- The charges for car parking are too high.
- the money charged on a loan or overdraft in the red
- a negative amount in your account; ‘in the black' or ‘in credit' means the
- important; big, i.e.
- The company is making major changes to the hours its employees work.
- We're having some major building work done on our house.
- The snow is having a major impact on rail services.
- the loan to pay for your house outgoings
- your expenses each month, i.e. rent, food, mortgage, etc. overdraft
- permission to have an agreed negative amount in your account salary/salaries
- payment for your job savings account
- the bank account where you save your money to tighten your belt
- (idiom) to spend less money than before because you have less, i.e.
- I must really tighten my belt until I find another job.