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marry into money

To become wealthy or financially secure by marrying someone who is wealthy or has a wealthy family. Ever since he married into money, George has been flaunting all of the exotic vacations he and his new wife take. During college, when I had barely enough money to eat each day, I vowed that someday I'd marry into money and start living a much more comfortable life.
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Coming from humble begginings and marrying into money, she quickly discovers that her husband's family are "psycho killers" who want to play a fatal game of hide-and-seek with her.
You could do it the old fashioned way by earning it or working for it, inheriting it, marrying into money or winning the lottery.
. Mr M was also desperately poor, but was looking forward to marrying into money - and a well-connected family.
BARRY Lyndon (Ryan O'Neal) is an 18th Century Irish scoundrel who engages in a series of wartime adventures before marrying into money in Kubrick's 1975 adaptation of Thackeray's epic novel.
This single is about a young woman marrying into money and leaving behind her idealistic youth.
More and more of the wealthiest people in Scotland are self-made women who have got to the top, not by marrying into money, but by their guts, drive and hard work.
Asked what their fantasy ambition would be, British women named travelling the world first ahead of running a successful company, learning a language then marrying into money. They also listed the best way to improve their quality of life as losing weight, then moving home, with more time to themselves in third place, according to the Diva TV poll.