splash out

splash out

vb
(Commerce) informal chiefly (often foll by: on) Brit to spend (money) freely or extravagantly (on something)
Translations

w>splash out

vi (Brit inf) → tüchtig in die Tasche greifen (inf); (on reception, giving presents etc) → sich nicht lumpen lassen (inf); to splash out on somethingsich (dat)etw spendieren (inf)
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So much so that, six years after her last outing to a swimming pool, she decided to splash out on a new costume and take her first dip of the 21st Century.
NOT for the first time this summer, Peter Bowen collected the training performance of the day when producing Splash Out Again fit and well, following a layoff of almost a year, to land the beginners' chase on his fencing debut.
Bowen said of Splash Out Again: "He's been off for a year, but we thought he'd go well and fancied him.
Robinson persuaded the RFU to splash out on fast- tracking the "Man of Steel" into Union and is relying on Farrell being a major player in England's bid to retain the World Cup in 2007.
The average parent looks set to splash out more than pounds 850 on day trips, outings and holidays over the summer, and 86 per cent say they will use their plastic to help spread the cost, according to Virgin Money.
Get the Olivia look and splash out on this Heidi Klein bikini ([euro]200), available at Brown Thomas.
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Wenger might be tempted to splash out on a more mature signing and Ruud van Nistlerooy's name has been bandied about for two very good reasons.
It kept him away from his wife and three children for 200 days of the year, so now he plans to splash out on a big family holiday.
When they get the payouts, they'll feel they can splash out.