damn the expense

damn the expense

A phrase used when one intends to do something with little concern for how much it will cost. It's our baby's first birthday party, so we're getting a pony and damn the expense!
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ˈdamn the consequences, expense, etc.

(spoken) used to say that you are going to do something even though you know it may be expensive, have bad results, etc: Let’s celebrate and damn the expense!
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But we were on holiday and sometimes you've just got to say "Damn the expense".
Des Browne and others who are seeking new ways of making savings at such a terrible price should never forget that sobering thought, and do their utmost to provide the tools for the job, and damn the expense.
And, damn the expense, I'm joining them soon - I might even start the bidding next time a picture comes up at half a million - you could do it too, knowing that you wouldn't have a cat's chance in hell of getting it.
Morgan told Stanford he wanted a "gentleman's club" and "damn the expense." Stanford obliged, though he nearly killed himself trying to get the job done on time; in the last weeks Morgan had made a bet he couldn't do it.
Sometimes we dine fairly modestly on a starter and "express" dish; but just occasionally we really splash out and damn the expense - after all, it's not like we're going there every week.