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money burning a hole in one's pocket

money burning a hole in one's pocket in Culture

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Money that someone has just acquired and is eager to spend: “The day I got my allowance, I hurried down to the sporting goods store, the money burning a hole in my pocket.”

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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