money talks

idiom

used to say that money has a strong influence on people's actions and decisions
In politics, money talks.

Examples of money talks in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Italian soccer is big business, but Europe is not the U.S., where money talks and everyone listens. Paolo Confino, Fortune, 30 Mar. 2024 Also, money talks, and there is evidence that women's sports fans are a lucrative and underserved market. Hannah Kirby, Journal Sentinel, 2 Jan. 2024 There are two options to solve the debate: Up their pay (money talks) or introduce a hybrid work model. Rolling Stone Culture Council, Rolling Stone, 12 Oct. 2023 Still, money talks, and for the time being, no other country offers as much of it as China does. Luke Patey, Foreign Affairs, 8 Dec. 2020 Stroman isn’t hiding his desire to stay with the Cubs, but money talks. Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY, 11 June 2023 So while Dominion didn’t go the extra mile and provide the public with six weeks of primetime Fox humiliation, money talks. Daniel Novack, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Apr. 2023

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“Money talks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/money%20talks. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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