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push the boat out

UK informal
to spend a lot of money on celebrating something
(為慶祝某事而)花費一大筆錢
They really pushed the boat out for Annie's wedding.
他們為了安妮的婚禮確實花了一大筆錢。
Celebrating and entertaining
(Definition of push the boat out from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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