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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They want me to dig into my pocket to the tune of pounds 150 or pounds 200 to turn up for a government publicity stunt.
For war stamps, too, those signs of thrift, I dig into my pocket,