put your hand in your pocket


put your hand in your pocket
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

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put your ˌhand in your ˈpocket idiom
(BrE) to spend money or give it to sb

I've heard he doesn't like putting his hand in his pocket.

Main entry:handidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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 …   Financial and business terms

  • 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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