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burn a hole in sb's pocket

If money is burning a hole in your pocket, you are very eager to spend it.
Translations of “burn a hole in sb's pocket”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人)錢在口袋裡留不住,一有錢就想花…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人)钱在口袋里留不住,一有钱就想花…
(Definition of burn a hole in sb's pocket from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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