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push the boat out

UK informal
to spend a lot of money on celebrating something
(为庆祝某事而)花费一大笔钱
They really pushed the boat out for Annie's wedding.
他们为了安妮的婚礼确实花了一大笔钱。
Celebrating and entertaining
(Definition of push the boat out from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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