break the bank

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Definition of break the bank

: to be very expensive or too expensive : to cost a lot of money usually used in negative statements Buy a car that's dependable but won't break the bank.

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“Break the bank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20the%20bank. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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