(to be) a woman of means




Idiom Definition

"to be a woman of means"

to be wealthy;

to have a lot of money

Idiom Definition - to be a woman of means

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - to be a woman of means

Sandra is a successful salesperson. She has been making a good deal of money for the past five years. Sandra has invested her money well. Because of these wise investments Sandra is now a rich woman.

Sandra is a woman of means.


Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - to be a woman of means

Michelle owns eight luxury cars. She has mansions in five cities around the world. She also owns a yacht. Michelle is the president of many successful companies.

Michelle is a woman of means.





to be a woman of means - Usage:

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to be a woman of means - Gerund Form:

Being a woman of means can carry a lot of responsibility.


to be a woman of means - Examples:

1) He was lured into a romantic relationship with a woman of means

2)  Plan B materialised in the form of his second wife, Julia, a German woman of means who encouraged him to give up commercial art.

3) She must also make time to do the ironing for a local woman of means

4) A ladies companion was a paid friend and professional chaperon to a gentile woman of means who wanted to see something of the world and who wished to travel 

5)  He knows that Mr Elton will find a woman of means and he is " mortified " by having assisted.

6)  When reporters said she was a woman of means, Charlene interjected, "Don't say that."

7)  The book's third main character, Prudence, is a fearless, headstrong white woman of means who leaves her Boston home for Buford, Mississippi.

8)  Mary Magdalene in our New Testament sources, but she does seem to be a woman of means and she is associated with several other women of standing from Galilee.

9)  You are a woman of means because you have a lot of money.

10)  Is she a woman of means if she controls a financial empire?

11)  Has she been a woman of means once before?

12)  Was she a woman of means last year?

13)  She was a woman of means last year.

14)  You had been a woman of means until the stock market failed.

15)  Had they been women of means until the stock market failed?

16)  You will not be a woman of means next year.

17)  Are you going to be a woman of means next year?

18)  Will she have been a woman of means for ten years by 2012?

19)  She is going to have been a woman of means for ten years by 2012.

20)  They will have been women of means for ten years by 2012.