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marry into money

To become wealthy or financially secure by marrying someone who is wealthy or has a wealthy family. Ever since he married into money, George has been flaunting all of the exotic vacations he and his new wife take. During college, when I had barely enough money to eat each day, I vowed that someday I'd marry into money and start living a much more comfortable life.
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She marries into money and becomes the new lady of the manor.
Sheen - who insists that he no longer be called Charlie - will play a young sailor who marries into money and becomes a writer.