Bleed

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Bleed

1. To lose money in a venture or investment over time. Bleeding may occur fast or slowly, but never improves. See also: Stop the bleeding.

2. To extract an excessively high price in a transaction or venture under threat of force or some other harm. Bleeding in this sense is illegal.
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But the greater risk, surely, is that the housing department continues to bleed dry the council's finances and fails to deliver quality homes into the bargain.
These are factors which tire players, damaging the quality of games and bleed dry the pockets of the supporters.