Meaning of “put your hand in your pocket” in the English Dictionary

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"put your hand in your pocket" in British English

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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.

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

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