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blow/hang the expense

UK informal
used for saying that you want something so much that you do not care how much it costs: I'm going to book a holiday. Blow the expense!
Translations of “blow/hang the expense”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不用理會用多少錢,不在乎用多少錢…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管它花多少钱呢,不在乎花多少钱…
(Definition of blow/hang the expense from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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