What is the another way of to express "in the amount of"?

Especially while use in the money case

ie. I spend my money out of my pocket in the amount of 100 dollars.

  • It would be very helpful for you to provide an example of what you're trying to say. For example, there isn't a better way to say "He wrote a check in the amount of two-thousand dollars." But there may be a better way to say, "He lost a great deal of the company's money, in the amount of millions." – JBH Mar 24 '18 at 0:34
  • @JBH I think I put it under the wrong tag – Victor Mar 24 '18 at 0:50
  • I understood you were looking for a synonym, but the idom "in the amount of" usually has a specific (almost legal) usage. To help you discover a useful synonym, we need to understand how you are using the idom. – JBH Mar 24 '18 at 1:01

I spent $100 out of my own pocket.

The idiom "out of my own pocket" is a metaphor, it means that you weren't spending (for example) the companies money. So you don't need "my money". I've also put it in the past tense (which is more likely than the present)

In the example given the simplest way is just to use the amount of money as the object of "spend" (or pay, give etc.)

You can also use amounts of money like adjectives "$100 check" (do checks still exist?)

So "He wrote a check in the amount of $100" could become "He wrote a $100 check."

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