Money burns a hole in pocket

money burns a hole in (one's) pocket

When one has money available, one becomes very eager to spend it. I've always found that money burns a hole in my pocket, so I've never been able to keep a proper savings account. As soon as he gets paid each week, the money burns a hole in his pocket.
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Money burns a hole in someone's pocket.

An expression decribing someone who spends money as soon as it is earned. Sally can't seem to save anything. Money burns a hole in her pocket. If money burns a hole in your pocket, you never have any for emergencies.
See also: burn, hole, money, pocket
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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