put your hand in your pocket


put your hand in your pocket
Ⅰ.
put your hand in your pocket UK
to give money to someone or to a charity: »

People are more likely to put their hands in their pockets if they know it's for a good cause.

Main Entry: hand
Ⅱ.
put your hand in your pocket
to spend money or give money to someone: »

The landlord insisted that the tenant should put his hand in his pocket and pay for the repairs.

Main Entry: pocket

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • put your hand in your pocket — phrase to spend money, or to give some to someone or something Thesaurus: to spend or to pay moneysynonym Main entry: pocket * * * put your ˌhand in your ˈpocket idiom (BrE …   Useful english dictionary

  • put (your) hand in (your) pocket — to give money to charity (= organizations that collect money to give to poor people, ill people etc.). People are more inclined to put their hands in their pockets to help children …   New idioms dictionary

  • put your hand in your pocket — to spend money, or to give some to someone or something …   English dictionary

  • hand — I [[t]hæ̱nd[/t]] NOUN USES AND PHRASES ♦ hands (Please look at category 56 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) N COUNT Your hands are the parts of your body at the end of your arms. Each hand has four …   English dictionary

  • 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 — I UK [ˈpɒkɪt] / US [ˈpɑkɪt] noun [countable] Word forms pocket : singular pocket plural pockets *** 1) a small bag that forms part of a piece of clothing and is used for holding small objects The money had fallen out of a hole in my pocket. a… …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • hand — ▪ I. hand hand 1 [hænd] noun [countable] 1. JOBS FARMING someone who does physical work on a farm, in a factory etc: • Cooper held several odd jobs before coming to California to work as a factory hand. • Jones hired himself out as a …   Financial and business terms

  • pocket — [[t]pɒ̱kɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ pockets, pocketing, pocketed 1) N COUNT: oft poss N, n N A pocket is a kind of small bag which forms part of a piece of clothing, and which is used for carrying small things such as money or a handkerchief. He took his… …   English dictionary

  • List of Salute Your Shorts episodes — This article contains episode summaries of the Nickelodeon television series Salute Your Shorts .eason 1: 1991This season is centered around the character of MichaelMichael Comes to CampWe open with Dina directing Z.Z. in the hanging of the camp… …   Wikipedia


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