in one's pocket
phrasal in one's control or possession

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in one's pocket — adjective Subject to ones whims because of bribery …   Wiktionary

  • money burns a hole in one's pocket — See: BURN A HOLE IN ONE S POCKET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • money burns a hole in one's pocket — See: BURN A HOLE IN ONE S POCKET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • burn a hole in one's pocket — {v. phr.} To make you want to buy something; be likely to be quickly spent. * /Money burns a hole in Linda s pocket./ * /The silver dollar that Don got for his birthday was burning a hole in his pocket, and Don hurried to a dime store./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • burn a hole in one's pocket — {v. phr.} To make you want to buy something; be likely to be quickly spent. * /Money burns a hole in Linda s pocket./ * /The silver dollar that Don got for his birthday was burning a hole in his pocket, and Don hurried to a dime store./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • burn a hole in one's pocket — verb To cause someone to be tempted to spend money. In frustration, I go to the local Circuit City, my Visa card burning a hole in my pocket. Heres a grand! Two grand, I shout, for the salesperson who can bring me a VCR that I can use to record… …   Wiktionary

  • fish hooks in one's pocket — to be very cheap. From Samuel Mulford who sewed fish hooks in his pockets on a visit to London in the eighteenth century to avoid pickpockets …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-hooks in one's pocket — to be very cheap. From Samuel Mulford who sewed fish hooks in his pockets on a visit to London in the eighteenth century to avoid pickpockets …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fishhooks in one's pocket — to be very cheap. From Samuel Mulford who sewed fish hooks in his pockets on a visit to London in the eighteenth century to avoid pickpockets …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • In one's books — Book Book (b[oo^]k), n. [OE. book, bok, AS. b[=o]c; akin to Goth. b[=o]ka a letter, in pl. book, writing, Icel. b[=o]k, Sw. bok, Dan. bog, OS. b[=o]k, D. boek, OHG. puoh, G. buch; and fr. AS. b[=o]c, b[=e]ce, beech; because the ancient Saxons and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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