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line one's pockets

Definition of line one's pockets in English:

Make money, especially by dishonest means.
Example sentences
  • Swear to God, and bet on it - he is somehow lining his pocket over this deal.
  • He is as guilty as other DJ's of using his privileged position to promote acts that will line his pocket.
  • No, he's lining his pocket with contributions from commercial logging interests.
make money, accept bribes, embezzle money
informal feather one's nest, graft, grift, be on the make
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