Used in reference to theft from one’s place of work: he was caught with his hand in the till and sacked
More example sentences
- He ran a bank in Jordan in the 1980s, but had to flee Amman in 1989 when he allegedly was caught with his hand in the till.
- That poor bloke has been caught with his hand in the till over his EU expenses.
- A bar worker at a the hotel was caught with his fingers in the till after management set up a covert surveillance system.