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Frugality is a good policy, especially these days. But it can be good for the soul to spoil yourself - or someone you love - once in a while!

Today's Lesson
SPLURGE   ぜいたくをする、散財する/散財


  • To splurge (verb) is to buy something that is more expensive or luxurious than is usual for you.

    The noun form is also splurge.
  • 動詞の splurge とは、自分にとっていつもよりも高価、もしくはぜいたくな何かを買う、という意味です。

    名詞形は同じく splurge で、散財、という意味です。



  1. (friends shopping)
    a: The dress is nice, isn't it? But 35,000 yen is a lot of money...
    b: Oh, go on, splurge a little!
  2. (eating out at a fancy restaurant)
    a: What should we get to drink?
    b: I feel like splurging on a really nice bottle of champagne.
  3. (listening to music at a friend's apartment)
    a: Nice sound!
    b: Yeah, I splurged on the very best speakers I could find.
  4. The cruise was a splurge, but it was worth it. It was a vacation I'll never forget!

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