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    #1

    a paradise for spending money?

    Is there another way to say "spending money".
    I want to say something like "the City is a paradise for spending money."
    But it seems too bold or blunt to say so.
    And it doesn't sound grammatically correct if I say "the City is a paradise for consuming."
    What can I do?

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    Re: a paradise for spending money?

    There are many ways to say it: lay out money, expend money, put hand in pocket, put hand into pocket, toss money about, hand out (seems more colloquial to me)

    Cheers!

    {not a teacher]

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    Re: a paradise for spending money?

    Thanks for your reply.
    But I'd like the context to be considered.
    I mean... "the city is a paradise for laying out money / expending money / tossing money about" sounds as blunt as "spending money."
    And "the city is a paradise for putting hand in pocket / putting hand into pocket / handing out" somehow sounds strange.
    So...any other ideas?
    (Neither can I just say "the city is a paradise for shopping" because shopping is just one of the ways to spend money. What I want to express covers a wider range.)

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