Money burns a hole in your pocket - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
money burns a hole in your pocket
money burns a hole in (one's) pocket
When one has money available, one becomes very eager to spend it. I've always found that money burns a hole in my pocket, so I've never been able to keep a proper savings account. As soon as he gets paid each week, the money burns a hole in his pocket.
money burns a hole in your pocket (or purse) you have an irresistible urge to spend money as soon as you have it.
money burns a ˈhole in your pocket (informal) somebody spends or wants to spend money very quickly and carelessly: She can’t wait to spend her prize money — it’s burning a hole in her pocket. ♢ He gets paid on Friday and by Monday he’s spent it all. Money just burns a hole in his pocket.
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COUNTRYSIDE: I had been trying to recover from a fit of consumerism (you know, when money burns a hole in your pocket
), when the Mar/Apr 2000 issue arrived.