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English definition of “put your hand in your pocket”

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put your hand in your pocket

to give money to someone or to charity (= organizations that collect money to give to poor people, ill people, etc.): People are more inclined to put their hands in their pockets to help children.
Translations of “put your hand in your pocket”
in Chinese (Traditional) (爲某人或慈善機構)捐錢…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为某人或慈善机构)捐钱…
(Definition of put your hand in your pocket from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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