Значение идиомы line one’s pockets

[line one’s pockets] also [line one’s purse] {v. phr.}, {informal}To get a lot of money unfairly; get rich by being dishonest.

Thepoliceman lined his pockets by taking bribes.

The inspector linedhis pockets by permitting contractors to use poor building materials.

Compare: FEATHER ONE’S NEST.


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