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throw money at something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthrow money at somethingthrow money at somethinginformalSPEND MONEYSOLVE/DEAL WITH A PROBLEM to try to solve a problem by spending a lot of money but without really thinking about the problem The problem cannot be solved by throwing money at it. throw
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throw money at somethingCombs said he did not see a man throwing money at him, an incident that the prosecution says sparked the clash.Labour would throw money at industry.Even so, Clinton is not exactly throwing money at the illiteracy problem.
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