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deep pockets

Meaning: You can say a person or an organisation has deep pockets if they have lots of money.

For example:

  • Let's make a list of everyone we know with deep pockets, and see if any of them want to invest in our company.

  • People think the government has very deep pockets, but in fact it's broke and it's borrowing from banks and other countries.

Quick Quiz:

Harold has very deep pockets, and
  1. he doesn't have much money
  2. he keeps losing his keys
  3. he spends a lot of money

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