a nest egg
This page is about the idiom a nest egg
If you have a nest egg, you have money put away for the future.
- When Indira inherited some money from her grandpa, she didn't spend it. She decided it was time she had a nest egg so she put it into an investment fund.
- Poor old Bill. He married a girl while he was in some foreign country and she got her hands on his nest egg, and now he's back here - with nothing.
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Contributor: Matt Errey