What does nest egg mean?

 

Idiom Meaning:

a large amount of money that is saved

 

Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:

 

Alias “Succession” (2003)

Time of Scene: ~00:56:10

Julian Sark: Eight hundred million dollars? I have nowhere near that amount in my nest egg.

Ushek San’ko: That, Mr. Sark, you do.

 

Arrow “City of Blood” (2014)

Time of Scene: ~00:31:00

Clinton Hogue: Is this a joke?

Felicity Smoak: Clinton Hogue. Social security number 306003894.

Clinton Hogue: What the hell’s this supposed to be?

Felicity Smoak: Oh, look at this. You have a bank account in the Cayman Islands. Wow. 2 million. Quite a the little nest egg. But looks like you just approved a wire transfer of 1 million to a charity here in Starling City. Very generous. What should I do with the rest?

John Diggle: Greenpeace.

 

Lost in America (1985)

Time of Scene: ~00:26:50

David Howard: Say it! Say it! Say, “I lost the nest egg.” Go on. Say it!

 

 

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