Meaning of “line your pocket(s)” in the English Dictionary

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"line your pocket(s)" in British English

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line your pocket(s)

to earn money using dishonest or illegal methods:

Staff at the bank have apparently been lining their pockets with money from investors' accounts.

(Definition of “line your pocket(s)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"line your pocket(s)" in American English

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line your pocket(s)

to make money esp. by using dishonest, immoral, or illegal methods:

Some of these lawyers are only interested in lining their pockets.

(Definition of “line your pocket(s)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)