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(of money) tempt someone to spend it quickly and extravagantly.
- ‘Are you a teenager with money burning a hole in his pocket or are you a conservative adult?’
- ‘This instant money is cause for concern - if you have a problem with money burning a hole in your pocket.’
- ‘So, with money burning a hole in my pocket, we drove down to Stockbridge to visit Addictive Arts.’
- ‘The counter argument is that one or two people with a unique motivation, that are uninformed or with money burning a hole in their pocket, can determine the price of an auction.’
- ‘Of course, that won't stop an impulsive buyer with money burning a hole in their pocket from overpaying.’
- ‘Now every other guy with money burning a hole in his pocket will follow suit, and the prices shoot up.’
- ‘However, for those folks with money burning a hole in their pocket, here are a few good sites where you can add to your book collection.’
- ‘It's like being on holiday, with money burning a hole in your pocket and all sorts of new places to go and things to try out.’
- ‘It'd be nice to think that some rich person with money burning a hole in their pocket wants to give me some money to help keep me going, but I tend to be realistic.’
- ‘One September day in 1989 I found myself standing inside a shop with money burning a hole in my pocket.’
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