not break the bank

not break the bank

To be relatively inexpensive. Here are a few discount options that won't break the bank. If you're looking for a fabulous vacation that doesn't break the bank, I'd highly recommend camping in Colorado.
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not break the bank

COMMON If something will not break the bank, it will not cost too much money. Porto Cervo is expensive, but there are other restaurants and bars that won't break the bank. With self-catering holidays, you can enjoy a refreshing change without breaking the bank. Note: If one gambler (= someone who risks money in order to win more) wins all the money that a casino has set aside to pay all the winning bets, they are said to have broken the bank.
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not ˌbreak the ˈbank

(informal) not cost a lot of money, or more than you can afford: Just lend me $20. That won’t break the bank, will it?
If you break the bank in a game or competition, you win more money than the bank holds.
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He says he works hard to ensure that, despite the quality of coffee, it will not break the bank, mostly by lowering his own profit margin
The trio will all have just a year remaining on their current deals at the end of the season - but Villa will not break the bank for players who are already among the highest earners at the club.
There is just no doubt in my mind that if there were a Labour-Liberal Democrat coalition, we the Liberal Democrats would absolutely insist that government would not break the bank," he added.
McGeady would be a free transfer, and Ince's fee would be decided by a tribunal and would certainly not break the bank.
We can help them with video productions and other animated projections that would wow audiences and yet not break the bank.