vote (with) one's pocketbook
Definition of vote (with) one's pocketbook
1 : to vote in a way that helps one financially
2 : to show what one likes and dislikes by choosing where to shop and what to buy If our customers don't like our products, they will vote with their pocketbooks and not buy them.
Word by Word Definitions
: a usually formal expression of opinion or will in response to a proposed decision
: one given as an indication of approval or disapproval of a proposal, motion, or candidate for office
: the total number of such expressions of opinion made known at a single time (as at an election)
: to express one's views in response to a poll
: to exercise a political franchise
: to express an opinion
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