out of one's own pocket

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: using one's own money The governor paid for the event out of his own pocket.

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“Out of one's own pocket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20one%27s%20own%20pocket. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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