marry (someone) for (his or her) money

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marry (someone) for (his or her) money

To marry someone solely or primarily to have access to their personal wealth. Given the extreme age difference between them, a lot of people speculated that she was simply marrying Donald for his money. I think it's quite sad that people would marry for money rather than true love of their spouse.
See also: marry, money
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The Making Of A Lady ITV1, 8pm Lavish costume drama starring Lydia Wilson as a genteel working woman who marries for money, not love.
The BBC is planning to film a version of Daniel Deronda, the story of a high-spirited heroine who marries for money and then falls under the spell of the mysterious Deronda.
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