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in/out of pocket

UK
having more/less money than you started with after an activity involving money: Even when we've paid all our expenses, we should still be several hundred pounds in pocket. The last time I went out with you, I ended up seriously out of pocket!
Translations of “in/out of pocket”
in Chinese (Traditional) 賺錢/賠錢的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赚钱/赔钱的…
(Definition of in/out of pocket from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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