The British Idiom – Nest egg
Definition of Nest egg
Your nest egg is the money that you’ve put aside to make your life more comfortable in the future.
Examples of Usage of Nest egg
Now that the rules have changed, a lot of old folk are going to blow their nest egg on a Ferrari or around the world cruise, and have nothing to fall back on for the rest of their lives. I’ve been putting a pound a week away since I was 15, and now I have a considerable nest egg.
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