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like it's going out of style

With great enthusiasm and frequency. While remodeling the house, we started spending money like it was going out of style.
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like it was going out of style

Fig. rapidly or frequently. I'm worried about Sally. She's taking aspirin like it's going out of style. The kids have been eating sweet corn like it was going out of style.
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do something like it's going out of style

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do something as though it's going out of style

If you do something like it's going out of style or as though it's going out of style, you do it a lot and with great energy. My grandkids eat this dish like it's going out of style. These footballers have been spending money as though it was going out of style.
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like (or as if) it is going out of fashion (or style

) in great quantities and without restraint.
2004 Daily Dispatch (South Africa) Online On the romantic front, it is action all the way; and you might be spending money like it's going out of fashion in order to keep yourself in style.
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