champagne taste and a beer pocketbook(redirected from pocketbook)
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champagne taste and a beer pocketbook
Expensive or extravagant tastes or preferences that are beyond one's economic means. I only earn minimum wage, but I can't stop buying designer clothes and eating at the best restaurants—I guess I've got champagne taste and a beer pocketbook!
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