lighten (one's/someone's) wallet

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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.
See also: lighten, wallet
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However, this week the Marriott chain came up with yet another way to lighten your wallet.
WHEN travelling abroad to sunnier climes, it's best not to overload yourself with too much gadgetry, or you might go beyond your baggage allowance and lighten your wallet much earlier than planned.
Stick with merchants that you already frequent, since going out of your way to spend money (that you probably wouldn't have otherwise) at a retail outlet could lighten your wallet.
0 Turbo VXR three-door, which pumps out a stonking 237bhp but will lighten your wallet to the tune of pounds 19,120.
And with low-cost airlines offering flights at considerably less than the price of a good night out, what better way to lighten your wallet while taking in some Catalan culture along the way?
It's not hard to lighten your wallet by $50 or so just taking the family to the movies.
The most enjoyable way to lighten your wallet in Opia is to go through the cocktail menu.
If you're trying to stave off a debilitating disease, on the other hand, or long to recapture the energy of your youth, there is little evidence--at least in humans--that DHEA will do anything except lighten your wallet.
However, be prepared to lighten your wallet considerably.
A beer is 43p in Bulgaria and 56p in Romania and a bottle of wine in Hungary will lighten your wallet by just PS2.
6-litre model - which is expected to lighten your wallet by around pounds 16,000.