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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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Mr M was also desperately poor, but was looking forward to marrying into money - and a well-connected family.
BARRY Lyndon (Ryan O'Neal) is an 18th Century Irish scoundrel who engages in a series of wartime adventures before marrying into money in Kubrick's 1975 adaptation of Thackeray's epic novel.
This single is about a young woman marrying into money and leaving behind her idealistic youth.
There's also Georgiana Longestaffe (Anne-Marie Duff), a friend of the Melmottes who won't let her anti-Semitism get in the way of marrying into money via the accommodating Mr.
Flores and Jennifer Basye Sander have an announcement: women actually acquire wealth by obtaining a positive attitude that's not afraid to rattle the cage, not by marrying into money or getting rich via an inheritance.
More and more of the wealthiest people in Scotland are self-made women who have got to the top, not by marrying into money, but by their guts, drive and hard work.
Asked what their fantasy ambition would be, British women named travelling the world first ahead of running a successful company, learning a language then marrying into money.