champagne taste on a beer budget

champagne taste on a beer budget

Expensive or extravagant tastes or preferences that are beyond one's economic means. I only earn minimum wage, but I can't stop buying designer clothes and eating at the best restaurants—I guess I've got champagne taste on a beer budget!
See also: beer, budget, on, taste
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It's champagne taste on a beer budget," Russell says, adding that: "We had to change over.