The British Idiom – Money to Burn
Definition of Money to Burn
To have money to burn means to have so much money that you are able to waste it on luxuries and other frivolous things.
Examples of Usage of Money to Burn
Her boyfriend seems to have money to burn. He’s always showering her with expensive gifts. I bet she’s never cooked so much as an egg in that new kitchen of hers. They eat out every night. They must have money to burn. At least you don’t need money to burn to eat in a fast food restaurant. He’s always buying his wife flowers. He must have money to burn. She’s always going on expensive cruises. Some people have money to burn. Can we have fireworks for my birthday, Mum? Certainly not! Do you think we’ve got money to burn? You can have some sparklers if you’re lucky. I think anyone who can afford to gamble must have money to burn. You have a private jet? Wow! You must have money to burn.
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