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"foot someone a loan" = loan someone money

"Uh, I was wondering if you could foot me a loan until I can get to the bank tomorrow."


"fork over" = give up something like money

"Hey, fork over cash you owe me! I don't want a check."

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First Mountain Bank

Level:Topic: Type:Speakers:Length:
difficultbankingtelephone recording man0:31

Instructions: First, listen to the telephone recording by pressing the "Audio only" button. Then, choose the number that would provide the listener with the information for each statement. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.

HELPFUL TIP: Opening a checking account will allow you to pay your bills and other expenses in the US. You might have to show different forms of identification to prove your identify.check

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You want to . . .

1. check the balance in your checking account:
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5
F. 6
G. 7

2. check the interest rate on a 6-month certificate of deposit:
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5
F. 6
G. 7

3. see if a check has cleared the bank:
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5
F. 6
G. 7

4. find out when the bank closes on Saturdays:
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5
F. 6
G. 7

5. move money from your money market account to savings:
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5
F. 6
G. 7


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Correct answers:

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