throw money away

throw money away

To waste money. Quit throwing money away on rent and just move back in with your parents. I really threw money away when I bought that old car—it breaks down almost daily.
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"OK, losing PS50 won't destroy me but I can't just throw money away for fun.
Unfortunately, it's the market that dictates prices and if there are no copra buyers due to low demand, traders will not throw money away in the name of pakikisama.
A lot of them tend to think we want to spend money, paying higher wages, on higher-tax things, when, at the end of the day, we can save them more money than they think we can: by hiring the right people so they don't have the turnover that they had or throw money away on the wrong people; by keeping the people they have happy; and by spending money on the things that are going to keep people around.
Sarah W wrote: "If you want to throw money away this is the place.
Though due to others' negligence, you could throw money away. There is one item you intend for yourself.
The bottom line is that Boro have nothing to gain by standing in Braithwaite's way because he wants to be elsewhere next season - although they will be in no mood to throw money away.
When you're throwing out your facility's trash, it's easy to throw money away with it.
"You're not going to throw money away, it has to be a quality player who can directly fit into the way we are playing and he has to be 100 per cent fit.
-Elizabeth Dickie Not really bothered either way, bit surprised though - normally the council can't wait to throw money away for nothing!
Her advice is do not struggle and chase an unobtainable, unhealthy image and throw money away on quick fixers.
"Renting really wasn't an option because we needed to save for a deposit, and we didn't just want to throw money away, when it could be used to pay the deposit.
At the top of the list lies the question of whether Birmingham can afford to bankroll seven loss-making civic golf courses, and the obvious answer is that the city cannot continue to throw money away on non-essential leisure services.
"My hope is that the fans realise that to be a successful club you can't just blindly throw money away, you have to have a plan.
Sometimes you have to lose a couple of players because you can't throw money away.