throw your money around

informal
to spend a lot of money on things that you do not need

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • throw your money around — informal phrase to spend a lot of money on things that you do not need Thesaurus: to spend or to pay moneysynonym Main entry: money * * * throw your ˈmoney about/around idiom ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw your money around — INFORMAL DISAPPROVING ► to spend a lot of money, especially in a way that shows people you are not worried about money: »Despite the biggest recession in over a decade, city professionals still seem to have plenty of money to throw around. Main… …   Financial and business terms

  • throw your money around — throw (your) money around to often spend money on things that are not necessary. I m not surprised she hasn t got any savings. I ve never seen anyone throw money around like Polly …   New idioms dictionary

  • throw your money about — throw your ˈmoney about/around idiom (informal) to spend money in a careless and obvious way Main entry: ↑moneyidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw money around — throw (your) money around to often spend money on things that are not necessary. I m not surprised she hasn t got any savings. I ve never seen anyone throw money around like Polly …   New idioms dictionary

  • throw — [θrəʊ ǁ θroʊ] verb threw PASTTENSE [θruː] thrown PASTPART [θrəʊn ǁ θroʊn] [transitive] 1. throw money at to try to solve a problem by spending a lot of money, without really thinking about the problem: • There is no point throwing money at the… …   Financial and business terms

  • money — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big ▪ There is big money in golf for the top players. ▪ easy ▪ He started stealing as a way of making easy money. ▪ bonus …   Collocations dictionary

  • money — mon|ey [ mʌni ] noun uncount *** what you earn, save, invest and use to pay for things. Money can be kept in a bank, where it can earn interest. If you have a bank account, you can pay for things with a check: No, I can t come, I haven t got any… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • money */*/*/ — UK [ˈmʌnɪ] / US noun [uncountable] Metaphor: Money is like food, which gets eaten or is shared out. The same idea is used to talk about other types of resource. They didn t get a fair share/slice of the cake/pie. ♦ The rent takes a large bite out …   English dictionary

  • throw — throw1 W1S1 [θrəu US θrou] v past tense threw [θru:] past participle thrown [θrəun US θroun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(throw a ball/stone etc)¦ 2¦(put something carelessly)¦ 3¦(push roughly/violently)¦ 4¦(make somebody fall)¦ 5¦(move hands/head etc)¦ 6¦(confuse …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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