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

"line your pocket(s)" in British English

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line your pocket(s)

to ​earnmoney using ​dishonest or ​illegalmethods: Staff at the ​bank have ​apparently been ​liningtheirpockets withmoney 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 ​illegalmethods: Some of these ​lawyers are only ​interested in ​liningtheirpockets.
(Definition of line your pocket(s) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “line your pocket(s)”
in Chinese (Simplified) (以欺骗或非法手段)敛财,搞钱, 中饱私囊…
in Chinese (Traditional) (以欺騙或非法手段)斂財,搞錢, 中飽私囊…
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