spare no expense


: to spend as much money as needed in order to make something as good as possible
When they go on vacation, they spare no expense.
They spared no expense in building the house.

Examples of spare no expense in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The chief was told to spare no expense, including overtime pay, to bring in other UC police, external law enforcement and as many private security officers as needed to keep the peace. Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times, 7 May 2024 The dog boarding business is booming, and pet owners are willing to spare no expense. Matt Keenan, Kansas City Star, 30 Jan. 2024 Come December, seven of the most majestic châteaux of France's Loire Valley spare no expense with their Christmas decorations and holiday events. Leena Kim, Town & Country, 7 Nov. 2022 Oregon’s elite facilities spare no expense when its comes to extravagance. oregonlive, 17 Jan. 2022 Armando wants to spare no expense, but Kenny is nervous about how much this wedding is going to cost. Dana Rose Falcone,, 4 Aug. 2021 In 1888, city leaders were determined to spare no expense for the Centennial Exposition. Jeff Suess, The Enquirer, 5 July 2021 Oppenheim plans to spare no expense re-creating the firm’s Beverly Hills/Hollywood chic look and pampering office atmosphere in San Diego. Diane Bellcolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Feb. 2023 The band seemed to spare no expense on its lighting, imagery and camera work (which frequently focused on close-up views of the guitar playing that was on view by Walsh, Gill, Henley and Steuart Smith, a touring member of the band since 2001). Steve Goff, Arkansas Online, 29 Nov. 2022

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“Spare no expense.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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