“I'd go out and blow it all on a huge shopping spree!”
A friend asks you what you would do if you won a million dollars in a lottery. You think that you would spend it all quickly on fun things like clothes, electronics, and furniture. You answer this.
I'd go out and blow it all on a huge shopping spree!
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"Huge" means "very big". Some things that are often described as "huge" are:
- a huge amount of something
- a huge animal
- a huge crowd
- make a huge difference
- (something) was a huge success
You can talk about imaginary situations with "I would..."
A: If you could have a conversation with any person from history, who would you want to talk to?
B: I would love to talk to Albert Einstein.
"Imaginary situations" are things that are not possible, or not likely to happen.
"I would ___" can be shortened to "I'd ___."
"Blowing" money means spending it wastefully. People blow their money on things that are fun but not necessary.
Here's how to use it:
We probably blew five thousand dollars on that trip to Vegas.
This is a casual expression. It's a little slangy, but won't offend anyone.
A more generally accepted word is "waste".
A "shopping spree" is when someone buys a lot of stuff in a short amount of time. You might do this if you suddenly become wealthy.
You "go on" a shopping spree:
I wish I could go on a shopping spree and buy new cars for everyone in my family.