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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The aim is to transport the family around in fair comfort, have enough space for holiday jaunts, enough tech to keep everyone happy and not break the bank.
Perfect condition is important, but it should not break the bank balance.
However, low costs mean you have the choice to rent a space in an exclusive part of town within your budget, and not break the bank.
As performance hatchbacks go it is also reasonably priced (From 17,999) and fuel consumption will not break the bank either at up to a shade over 50mpg.
Can the presenters get Poppy and Emma cooking one nutritious meal a night that they can all eat together and that will not break the bank?
"Their vision was an event that was community- and family-friendly that would not break the bank,'" says Diane Murphy, who is co-chairman of the festival along with Ray Bogdanowski.
Summer is a great period for travel and we definitely want to create an unforgettable experience that does not break the bank.'
And while McNair and Watmore's wages would not break the bank if Sunderland are relegated this season, the Black Cats will almost certainly need to offload the likes of Cattermole, Kone, Ndong, Wahbi Khazri, and Papy Djilobodji, whose salaries would be unaffordable in League One - although finding clubs to take on those players' wages will not be easy.
Ascano added: 'We are optimistic that Phase 2 will continue to cater to more Filipino families looking for a start-up home that will not break the bank. We also hope to cater to OFWs (overseas Filipino workers); they remain as one of the main driving forces of the property industry with more than 60 percent of remittances go to real-estate investments.'
Ascano said the company is optimistic that its second phase will continue to sell to more consumers looking for a start-up home that 'will not break the bank.'
but choosing the perfect prezzie need not break the bank.
MANCHESTER UNITED will not break the bank to sign Gareth Bale.
In the panel's opinion it is a precaution "which would not break the bank".
Olympus Offroad Offers quality products that jeepers truly want and will not break the bank. Most WJ owners are a younger generation, possibly first time jeepers, who wants their rig to not only be functional but look good as well.
Pretend to be a tourist in your own town: It might sound like a strange to do, but it could be a fun way to spend the day with your significant other and not break the bank. Let loose and take pictures just like the newcomers do.