shop till (one) drops

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shop till (one) drops

To spend an exorbitant or unrestrained amount of time shopping and buying things. Every weekend my wife shops till she drops. Her credit card bills are enormous! With a huge range of sales and savings across the country, retailers are hoping that consumers will shop till they drop this weekend.
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shop till you drop

If you shop till you drop, you do a lot of shopping. I've had to do what any girl does best, shop till I drop.
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shop till you drop

go on an unrestrained shopping spree. informal
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The Golden Girls 'HELLO Again' time to pick up the pen A one specially bought from a very dear friend No excuse now are the words I repeat As I happily find my old comfy seat Meeting up with my friends on our one day a week 'The Golden Girls' reborn another journey to seek Plenty cups of tea and lattes in flow Sharing good humour, while texting our phones Bargains galore as we find every shop No time to waste as we shop till we drop A bit like the old days way back at school Chatting and laughing and playing the fool Our one day a week we'd just never say no To the 'Golden Girls' ongoing Mystery Tour S DRISCOLL Benwell
Together we'll shop till we drop as we visit the famous Metrocentre, which is transformed in the run up to Christmas into a fairytale, festive fantasyland and has over three miles of undercover shopping malls, over 330 shops and more than 50 places to eat and drink.
In one sense it is strange that we come together as churches to celebrate Thanksgiving--which is, after all, a day marked in contemporary North American culture by reenactments of that first feast in the colonies, a day to watch football, overindulge ourselves in our excess, or shop till we drop.
Mr Hyman said: "It is too strong to say shopping is out of fashion, but we don't have the same urge to shop till we drop.
Interesting isn't it, how it has now become our patriotic duty to shop till we drop lest we contribute to the ever-looming recession?