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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four minutes to dig into his pocket for the yellow card.
Lerner has stayed out of the public spotlight since taking charge of Villa in late August and some supporters have questioned how deep he will dig into his pocket to fund the manager's transfer plans.
NORWAY defender Ronny Johnsen had to dig into his pocket to pay for a new pair of glasses and a treat for French schoolboy Gael Coursaget, 11, who he hit in the face after a wayward shots during a practice session.
Mellberg refused to divulge just how deep he had had to dig into his pockets to fund his novel gesture but he insisted it was simply about saying goodbye to his fans.
He'll also dig into his pockets for another $25,000 a month to keep things running while waiting for the $2 million refinancing decision.