Is your friend too extravagant? Did you understand the meaning of extravagant? No, right. It means a person who spends his/her money in a wasteful or careless way. There are many other words which can be used to describe a person who spends way too much money.
9 words used to describe that you spend too much are:
1. To splash out: to spend money on things which are not actually needed.
Example- She is the one who always splashes out and then says that she does not have enough money.
Example- He tries his best not to splash out so that he can save money for future needs.
2. To chip in- to give some money to help pay for something.
Example- Can you please chip in?
Example- Nowadays many people come to our house to chip in & contribute for NGOs.
3. To squander- to spent wastefully
Example- She is the one who always squanders and then complaints that she does not have enough clothes to wear.
Example- We should teach our children the importance and value of money so that they do not squander in future.
4. To burn a hole in one’s pocket- when someone can’t keep from spending whatever money they have.
Example- She can’t save her money she just has to burn a hole in her pocket always.
Example- There are very less people who burn a hole in their pocket to fulfil other’s needs.
5. To shell out- to spend a certain amount of money for something.
Example- I am not going to shell out much money for that dress.
Example- He tries his best not to shell out much because he knows how difficult it is to earn that much money.
6. To buy for a song- to buy something at a cheap price.
Example- I bought those jackets at the price of a song.
Example- She is very greedy for money. She always buys for a song.
7. To splurge on- to spend extravagantly
Example- Ram always splurges on because he is not the one who earns money in his house.
Example- She always get scolding from her mom because she splurges on.
8. To foot the bill- to pay for a bill
Example- Dude don’t worry, I will foot the bill this time.
Example- If you don’t mind can you please foot the bill this time, as I forgot to bring my purse.
9. To go dutch- when both the partners pay the bill instead one paying it completely
Example- In a relationship, they should go dutch to avoid fights.
Example- One of the reason for break ups nowadays is because the couples do not go dutch.
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