buy one's way

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Definition of buy one's way

: to use money to be allowed to get into a place He tried to buy his way into the prestigious college.

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“Buy one's way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buy%20one%27s%20way. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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