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What does money for jam mean? #1 (permalink) Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:25 am   What does money for jam mean?
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #8 "Money to burn", question 5

He has very little to do but he gets well paid and agrees it's money for jam.

(a) difficult money
(b) hard money
(c) good money
(d) easy money

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #8 "Money to burn", answer 5

He has very little to do but he gets well paid and agrees it's easy money.

Correct answer: (d) easy money
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What does money for jam mean? #2 (permalink) Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:20 am   What does money for jam mean?
 

The answer is in your quote.

'Money for jam' means 'easy money' - money gained without having to do very much work at all.
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