May 10, 2013 - Word of the Day
- They're making a lot of dough.
- They're making dough.
One of these sentences describes someone who makes money; the other sentence describes someone who makes bread. Which one is it? The word "dough" is a noun. Dough is what you get when you mix flour, water, salt, and yeast when making bread. However, "dough" is also slang for money.
- She made a lot of dough at her job last year. Someone told me it was over $300,000. (dough = money)
- What kind of dough should we use to make a pizza? (dough = stuff for making bread.)
- The bank robber made off with a lot of dough.
- It's easy to make bread dough.
- They put all of their extra dough into a savings account.
- Use a rolling pin to flatten the dough.
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