informal Invest a large sum of money in (something): he pumped all his savings into building the boat
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- The Government is setting totally unrealistic targets and not pumping the money in.
- The site was owned by Waterford City Council, which will pump the money back into urban renewal programmes in the city, making it an even more attractive investment location.
- Addressing a meeting of the Coalfield Communities Campaign at the Labour conference, Mr Wilson defended his decision to pump enough money into the struggling pit in order to help to find a new owner.