Idioms: Beyond One’s Means
FREQUENTLY USED ENGLISH IDIOMS
Peter: Hi John, what about that house for sale I showed you last week?
John: It is too big and certainly beyond my means. We simply can’t afford it now in these harsh economic times.
Peter: Unfortunatelly, house prices are really high in this part of the town.
John: Yes, you are right. Maybe I should reconsider location again.