throw good money after bad
Waste more money in hopes of recouping previous losses, as in Hiring him to improve that software is throwing good money after bad; it's based on an older operating system and will soon be obsolete. [Late 1800s]
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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
We need to recover and grow the idea that the proper answer to bad speech is more and better speech.
And Epstein continues to steer money toward universities to advance scientific research.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Speech, in this case, is our ability to spend money on a goofy entertainment.
The speaker conjures up centuries of collective sagacity, aligning oneself with an eternal, inarguable good.
We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.
If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman