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But behind the scenes, well before its fall, PTL was also a piggy bank for the Bakkers.
The suit claimed Alvarez used the Bender trust as his personal piggy bank, buying horses for his horse farm and paying his credit card bills.
It was created in 1970s after the Arab oil embargo sent prices skyrocketing and forced Americans to ration gasoline, but has more recently become Congress's go-to piggy bank, used to fund everything from roads to drugs to deficit reduction.
Among the missing items: 31 pairs of jeans, 6 pairs of sneakers, 6 purses, 50 chair covers, a DVD player and a piggy bank full of money.
Buzz60 Sunshine Oelfke’s grandma watched as her 5-year-old granddaughter emptied her piggy bank onto the living room floor and counted her coins.
For the rich, Social Security might be a vacation piggy bank or a completely unneeded source of income during retirement.
For starters, a Christmas song is what a musician tends to record once a career is well-established, a novelty number that (should luck work out) turns into a perennial piggy bank.
The farcical effort to push through a Zombie Repeal without even knowing its impact is driven by the urge to break the piggy bank.
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PIGGY BANK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of piggy bank for English Language Learners
: a container that is often shaped like a pig with a narrow opening in the top and that is used for saving coins
PIGGY BANK Defined for Kids
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