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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But the expanded program that injected a stylish twist had encouraged everyone, including members of Davao's elite, corporate guests, tourism partners and friends from the national and local media, present in the ballroom to dig into their pockets.
Supporters will be asked to dig into their pockets before and during Sunday's game at Swansea, as well as before the home match with Sunderland next weekend.
Bahrain-based financiers GFH would have to dig into their pockets for the salaries or risk losing the club.
Grabowski further said that the deadline of April 8, when Microsoft would end security support to Windwos XP has started to irk a lot of businesses, let alone home users, that Microsoft's asking them to dig into their pockets and learn a new OS.
Lenders don't want to provide them with more debt and shareholders are reluctant to dig into their pockets to put in more equity," he said.
The Italian/German 10-year yield spread hit fresh euro-era highs amid fears that already fiscally stretched countries like Italy might have to dig into their pockets to bail out banks that fail the test as well.
This isn't just another disaster, where people dig into their pockets and send relief money to get people back on their feet.
PEOPLE are being encouraged to dig into their pockets and bring a pound to work for charity.
Baker not so cool over Cat TRAINER George Baker was none too happy about the degree to which connections had to dig into their pockets to retain Kenyan Cat after she had won at Yarmouth last week.
They are asking for fans to dig into their pockets but why are the directors not doing that themselves?
Diners in Birmingham are being urged to dig into their pockets and donate a pound after the petit fours - to help the homeless.
Los Angeles taxpayers are probably going to have to dig into their pockets to the tune of $450 million in 2010-11 to keep the city pension funds solvent.
We need the public to dig into their pockets so tragedies like this can be avoided.
PEOPLE in Dudley were today urged to dig into their pockets to help a Christmas toys appeal.
Residents at the William Osier Health Centre didn't need to dig into their pockets as they played the facility's slot machine.