empty one's pockets

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Definition of empty one's pockets

: to take out everything in one's pockets

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“Empty one's pockets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/empty%20one%27s%20pockets. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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