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lighten (one's/someone's) wallet

1. To spend a large amount of money. (When speaking of one's own actions.) My sister loves to shop. She's always out looking for new ways to lighten her wallet.
2. To take money from someone; to cause someone to spend a significant amount of money. (When speaking of someone or something acting on another person.) Sure, it's a nice hotel, but it will lighten your wallet faster than you can say "overpriced." I'm always wary of souvenir merchants in foreign cities, whose sole objective is to lighten travelers' wallets.
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wallet

n. a college student’s parents and financial source. My wallet won’t send me another penny this semester.
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8, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The GlobalMobile Wallet market is anticipated to grow at a strong CAGR of 35.
A semi- closed wallet can be used for goods and services, including financial services, at select merchant locations/ establishments that have a contract with the issuing company to accept these payment instruments.
Straight2Bank Wallet which was initially launched in Kenya in 2013, allows corporations, governments and development organisations to make cashless payments to banked as well as unbanked individuals.
First introduced in Kenya in 2013, Straight2Bank Wallet enables corporations, governments and development organisations to make cashless payments to both banked and unbanked individuals.
India has emerged as one of the fastest growing mobile wallet markets in the Asia Pacific region.
are few of the major players operating in India mobile wallet market.
Synopsis: Read how digital wallet providers can gain the greatest number of early adopters and possibly go on to dominate the marketplace.
Three in 10 customers who are engaged, which Gallup defined as emotionally attached to their digital wallets and willing to go out of their way to use them, said they used a digital wallet every time or almost every time they could in the past 30 days.
Payment systems such as Google wallet, PayPal and Apple pay are going to create an impact on customers.
Summary: Mobile wallet allows you to spend without swiping your debit/credit card.
A Dubai traffic cop who was handed a lost wallet by a member of the public has admitted withdrawing Dhs5,000 from the owner's bank account.
Dubai: A mobile wallet is usually an account connected to a mobile phone number.
Police want to speak to her in connection with the suspected theft of a wallet in a Redcar supermarket.
21 ( ANI ): Google has reportedly included an additional tool to let people have a better shopping experience with the use of their debit cards connected to their Google Wallet accounts.
A RETIRED cabbie's wallet has turned up in Paisley - seven years after he lost it in Cyprus.