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deep pockets

This page is about the idiom deep pockets


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

a. he doesn't have much money

b. he keeps losing his keys

c. he spends a lot of money

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Contributor: Matt Errey