dig (deep) into (one's) pocket(s)

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dig (deep) into (one's) pocket(s)

To spend a lot of one's money. We had to dig deep into our pockets after our construction budget ballooned beyond what we had planned.
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Jacquie Wilson, of Camelot, said: "We remind players in unclaimed prize areas to dig deep into pockets, check down the back of the sofa, look in handbags or anywhere they put the ticket.