money is no option/money is no object
The expression “money is no object” means that cost is no obstacle: you’re willing to pay whatever is required to get what you want.
People who don’t understand this unusual meaning of “object” often substitute “option,” saying “money is no option,” which makes no sense at all.
Episode 4 of The Common Errors in English Usage podcast is all about synonyms.
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