Money is the root of all evil...

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #290 [color=blue]“English Slang Idioms (12)”, question 9

“It’s always a horrible thing when a cop turns bad. Well, is the root of all evil,” the internal investigator told his boss.

(a) Nature
(b) good
© money
(d) temptation

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #290 [color=blue]“English Slang Idioms (12)”, answer 9

“It’s always a horrible thing when a cop turns bad. Well, money is the root of all evil,” the internal investigator told his boss.

Correct answer: © money

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It is a widely known truth. Who becomes to be rich and tastes the money that it gives a possibility for acquiring everything, they become voracious and they want more and more money. In any way. That’s why people say money is the root of all evil. Chiefly it is characteristic of for the parvenus.

“The love of money is the root of all evil” is the actual quote :slight_smile: