Definition of in pocket in English:

in pocket

British
1Having enough money or money to spare; having gained in a transaction: he knows how to stay in pocket and out of trouble
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  • If they were to now reimburse those costs they would still be well in pocket.
  • It is, of course, much more sensible to take money from taxpayers and hand it over to mime artists to make sure that they are always in pocket.
  • But now, having pushed through the required changes to keep itself alive, it is the bondholders and creditors who have emerged triumphant and in pocket.
1.1(Of money) gained by someone from a transaction: for every £100 staked a regular better will end up with £88 in pocket
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  • Then, money in pocket won't make the difference.
  • Night after night, the money I had in pocket was less than the totaled checks.
  • Finally, the film's conclusion contains a note of hope for the future as Lou and Grace amble together, money in pocket and hand-in-hand.
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