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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in one's pocket — phrasal 1. : very close to one 2. : in one s control or possession sure that local law enforcers were in his pocket Time the museum job safely in his pocket Jacob Hay * * * in one s pocket 1. Under one s control or inf …   Useful english dictionary

  • in one's pocket — fully under one s control or ownership …   English contemporary dictionary

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

  • put one's hand in one's pocket — ► put one s hand in one s pocket spend or provide one s own money. Main Entry: ↑pocket …   English terms dictionary

  • burn a hole in one's pocket — ► burn a hole in one s pocket (of money) tempt one to spend it. Main Entry: ↑burn …   English terms dictionary

  • burn a hole in one's pocket — phrasal of money : to get itself spent quickly * * * burn a hole in one s pocket Said of money when one is eager to spend it • • • Main Entry: ↑burn …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • money\ burns\ a\ hole\ in\ one's\ pocket — See: burn a hole in one s pocket …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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

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