Goes to the expense of - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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go to the expense of (something)
To pay for something. I don't think you should go to the expense of renting a hot air balloon when your girlfriend has said she just wants a quiet Valentine's Day at home.
go to the expense of something/of doing something,
go to a lot of, etc. exˈpense spend money on something: They went to all the expense of redecorating the house and then they moved.
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So, the EWA goes to the expense of
painting their vehicles with the "How is my driving" thing to encourage people to report bad driving, but has nobody on the end of the phone?