Large list of clothes idioms about pockets and their meanings
How each idioms is listed
There are 3 parts for each idiom the first part is what the idiom is, then there is an explanation of what the idiom means and the last part is an example of how to use it in a sentence.
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- Clothes idioms about the shirts
- Clothes idioms about the coats
- Clothes idioms about the pockets
- Clothes idioms about boots
- Clothes idioms about the pants
- Clothes idioms about the belts
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Clothes idioms about pockets
burn a hole in one's pocket
- to stimulate someone to spend money quickly
My money is burning a hole in my pocket and I will probably spend it quickly.
have (someone) in one's pocket
- to have control over someone
The large union has the city mayor in their pocket.
line one's own pockets
- to make money for oneself in a dishonest way
The local politician was lining his own pockets and lost the next election.
out of pocket
- the direct expenses that one spends for business or personal use
My out-of-pocket expenses for my recent business trip were very low.
The money that I spent on my business trip was all out of pocket.
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