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

"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 ​collectmoney to give to ​poorpeople, ​illpeople, etc.): People are more ​inclined to put ​theirhands in ​theirpockets to ​helpchildren.
(Definition of put your hand in your pocket from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put your hand in your pocket”
in Chinese (Simplified) (为某人或慈善机构)捐钱…
in Chinese (Traditional) (爲某人或慈善機構)捐錢…
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