be out of pocket


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be out of pocket

1. To not have much money. I get paid next week, so can we go out to dinner then? I'm just out of pocket right now.
2. To be unavailable, typically because one is away from one's phone or desk. Janet is out of pocket right now, but I can give her a message.
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be out of pocket

to have less money than you should have I'll give you the money for my ticket now, so you won't be out of pocket.
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