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Used in reference to a possible time in the future when money will be needed:‘putting money by for a rainy day’
- ‘Everyone needs money in the bank for a rainy day, so your first savings should be on deposit.’
- ‘A high-interest savings account is a good place to start, if you just want to put away some money for a rainy day.’
- ‘Once those paychecks start rolling in, don't forget to save something for a rainy day as well as your retirement!’
- ‘Once you have the basic home comforts, it's important to have money put aside for a rainy day.’
- ‘If a company is doing well, any spare cash has to be put away for a rainy day; if it is doing badly, there is no money to spare.’
- ‘ISAs are probably the best way for us to save money for a rainy day, build up a nest egg and save for the long term.’
- ‘Instead of banking the funds for a rainy day, Michigan lawmakers went on a spending spree.’
- ‘We all know that we should have some money put away for a rainy day.’
- ‘Where it is expensive, consider saving that extra money to protect against a rainy day.’
- ‘He was storing for the future, saving for a rainy day, providing for his old age.’
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