hit sth in the pocket


hit sth in the pocket
hit sb/sth in the pocket
to make a person or an organization pay for something: »

The shareholders have been hit in the pocket.

Main Entry: pocket

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • hit sb in the pocket — hit sb/sth in the pocket ► to make a person or an organization pay for something: »The shareholders have been hit in the pocket. Main Entry: ↑pocket …   Financial and business terms

  • hit sb/sth in the pocket — ► to make a person or an organization pay for something: »The shareholders have been hit in the pocket. Main Entry: ↑pocket …   Financial and business terms

  • pocket — ▪ I. pocket pock‧et 1 [ˈpɒkt ǁ ˈpɑːkt] noun [countable] 1. JOURNALISM used to refer to the amount of money people have available to spend: • We need to find a way to put more money in people spockets …   Financial and business terms

  • pocket — pock|et1 W2S2 [ˈpɔkıt US ˈpa: ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in clothes)¦ 2¦(money)¦ 3¦(small container)¦ 4¦(small area/amount)¦ 5 be in somebody s pocket 6 have something in your pocket 7 out of pocket 8 be/live in each other s pockets …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pocket — 1 noun (C) 1 IN CLOTHES a small bag sewn onto or into a coat, trousers etc so that you can put things such as money or keys into it: Joseph always stands with his hands in his pockets. | coat/trouser/jacket etc pocket: The keys are in my coat… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • carry — car|ry1 W1S1 [ˈkæri] v past tense and past participle carried present participle carrying third person singular carries ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(lift and take)¦ 2¦(vehicle/ship/plane)¦ 3¦(pipe/wire etc)¦ 4¦(move something)¦ 5¦(have with you)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • on — 1 preposition 1 touching or being supported by a particular surface: The plate s on the table. | You have mud on your shoes. | The answer is written on page 25. 2 hanging from, supported by or connected to a particular thing: Stand on one foot. | …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • back — back1 W1S1 [bæk] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(return to place)¦ 2¦(as before)¦ 3¦(previous place)¦ 4¦(backwards)¦ 5¦(reply/reaction)¦ 6¦(return something to somebody)¦ 7¦(in the past)¦ 8¦(again)¦ 9 sit/lie/lean back 10¦(away)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • line — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 long thin mark on the surface of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ long ▪ short ▪ thick ▪ fine, thin ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • wipe — wipe1 S3 [waıp] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clean/rub)¦ 2¦(remove dirt)¦ 3¦(computer/tape)¦ 4 wipe something from your mind/memory 5 wipe the floor with somebody 6 wipe the slate clean 7 wipe the smile/grin off somebody s face 8 wipe something off the face of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English