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A holiday.
58% (263 votes)
A wedding.
28% (126 votes)
A house.
7% (32 votes)
A car.
6% (27 votes)
Education.
2% (7 votes)
Total voters: 455

In your opinion, what's the last thing someone should borrow money to pay for?

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