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line one's pocket

Definition of line one's pocket in English:

informal Make money, especially by dishonest means: he had lined his pockets with office and campaign funds
More 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.
Synonyms
make money;
accept bribes;
embezzle money, siphon off money
informal feather one's nest, graft, be on the make, be on the take
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