in someone's pocket
Definition of in someone's pocket
: under someone's control or influence The judge in the case was in the senator's pocket.
Word by Word Definitions
: some person : somebody
: a small bag carried by a person : purse
: a small bag that is sewed or inserted in a garment so that it is open at the top or side
: supply of money : means
: to put or enclose in or as if in one's pocket
: to appropriate to one's own use : steal
: to refuse assent to (a bill) by a pocket veto
: small enough to be carried in the pocket
: small, miniature
: of or relating to money
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