In this spoken English lesson you will learn different English expressions and phrases to talk about spending money. Take a look at these different expressions below:
To splurge on –
Meaning : To spend extravagantly or wastefully:
To splash out
Meaning : To spend a lot of money on buying things, especially things those are pleasant to have but that you do not need:
Meaning : To spend wastefully or extravagantly
To buy for a song
Meaning : To buy something very cheap
To burn a hole in one’s pocket
Meaning : One can’t keep from spending whatever money one has.
To chip in
Meaning : If people chip in, they each give some money to help pay for something
To Shell out
Meaning : To spend a certain amount of money for something.
To foot the bill
Meaning : To pay for something; usually to pay for a bill.
To go Dutch
Meaning : When two partners on a date choose to pay their own respective portions of the bill instead of the man paying for it all.