Definition of make a hole in in English:

make a hole in


  • Use a large amount of.

    ‘holidays can make a big hole in your savings’
    • ‘If you have set up a home and want to dress it up without making a hole in your pocket then here is an option.’
    • ‘The markets are a cornucopia of plenty and the prices won't make a hole in your pocket.’
    • ‘It certainly would make a hole in the $6.5 billion tax surplus that was announced yesterday.’
    • ‘Deflation is now making the hole in banks' balance sheets much bigger.’