line one's pocket

make money, especially dishonestly.
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English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • line one's pocket — Ⅰ. ► line one s pocket make money, especially by dishonest means. Main Entry: ↑line Ⅱ. ► line one s pocket make money, especially dishonestly. Main Entry: ↑pocket …   English terms dictionary

  • line one's pocket — ● line …   Useful english dictionary

  • line one's pockets — verb make a lot of money • Hypernyms: ↑profit, ↑turn a profit • Verb Frames: Somebody s Somebody s PP * * * (informal) MAKE MONEY, accept bribes, embezzle money; …   Useful english dictionary

  • line one’s own pocket(s) — tv. to make money for oneself in a greedy or dishonest fashion. □ They are interested in lining their pockets first and serving the people second. □ You can’t blame them for wanting to line their own pockets …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • pocket — ► NOUN 1) a small bag sewn into or on clothing, used for carrying small articles. 2) a small, isolated patch, group, or area. 3) (one s pocket) informal one s financial resources. 4) a pouch like storage compartment in a suitcase, car door, etc.… …   English terms dictionary

  • line — Ⅰ. line [1] ► NOUN 1) a long, narrow mark or band. 2) a length of cord, wire, etc. serving a purpose. 3) a row or connected series of people or things. 4) a row of written or printed words. 5) a direction, course, or channel. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • line — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a continuous mark or band made on a surface (drew a line). 2 use of lines in art, esp. draughtsmanship or engraving (boldness of line). 3 a thing resembling such a mark esp. a furrow or wrinkle. 4 Mus. a each of (usu. five)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • line — line1 noun 1》 a long, narrow mark or band.     ↘Mathematics a straight or curved continuous extent of length without breadth.     ↘a wrinkle in the skin.     ↘a contour or outline as a feature of design.     ↘a curve connecting all points having… …   English new terms dictionary

  • pocket — [päk′it] n. [ME poket < Anglo Fr pokete, for MFr dial. poquette, dim. of poque, poche: see POACH1] 1. Archaic a sack, esp. when used to measure something 2. a) a little bag or pouch, now usually sewn into or on clothing, for carrying money and …   English World dictionary

  • pocket — pocketless, adj. pocketlike, adj. /pok it/, n. 1. a shaped piece of fabric attached inside or outside a garment and forming a pouch used esp. for carrying small articles. 2. a bag or pouch. 3. means; financial resources: a selection of gifts to… …   Universalium

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