Depending on the culture, talking about money is either considered normal or terribly rude. In some cases, however, if you don’t know the right idioms, your new friend might be talking about how rich or poor someone is and you won’t even notice. What does money have to do with wool, cheese, or hedgehogs?

Fortunately, the guys at GoCompare have put together this handy infographic with some of the most common money idioms from around the world. You won’t be lost in translation ever again.