push the boat out

idiom

Definition of push the boat out

British, informal
: to spend a lot of money : to be extravagant We're going to push the boat out and throw a big party to celebrate his recovery.

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push (something) to the back of one's mind

push the boat out

push the envelope

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“Push the boat out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/push%20the%20boat%20out. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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