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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.
Translations of “line your pocket(s)”
in Chinese (Traditional) (以欺騙或非法手段)斂財,搞錢, 中飽私囊…
in Chinese (Simplified) (以欺骗或非法手段)敛财,搞钱, 中饱私囊…
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