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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He said government subsidies are too little forcing some parents to dig deep into their pockets to fund the education of their children.
There has been a magnificent response to our appeal so far but we need people to dig deep into their pockets and we hope they will continue to support us.
PARENTS are preparing to dig deep into their pockets as exam season gets under way, with an average of PS205 in gifts up for grabs if their child gets good grades.
We are doing our best to help raise money for her and we know our kind-hearted readers will dig deep into their pockets.
And Stacey is wanting people to dig deep into their pockets to help raise money for The Willow Foundation which organises special days for seriously ill young adults - a charity which helped her when she was ill.
Store general manager Phil Parkinson said: "We call on all cycling fanatics to come down to the store, cheer on our colleagues and dig deep into their pockets.
The facts are that there are beggars on the city's streets and many people's natural inclination is to dig deep into their pockets in a bid to help them.
It was a great day that was conducted in a spirit of friendly competitiveness, and I was once again struck by the willingness of both Kier people and the remarkable generosity of our suppliers to not only dig deep into their pockets, but also to give up their time at the weekend.
I'd like to thank my friends and colleagues who supported me, hopefully they will dig deep into their pockets once again when I run again this year.
HUDDERSFIELD people are being asked to dig deep into their pockets to help those hit by Pakistan's severe flood disaster.
We urge the public to continue to dig deep into their pockets so supplies can be sourced and delivered as swiftly as possible over the next few days and weeks.
A HOSPICE is urging businesses to dig deep into their pockets during the credit crunch.
Summary: Global recession or not, car owners in Ludhiana dig deep into their pockets for fancy digits to adorn their number plates.
One of the highlights of the night was a charity auction, with party goers called upon to dig deep into their pockets for the NSPCC.