be in the pocket

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be in the pocket

1. To be rhythmically complementary, as of jazz or funk musicians playing together. I can't help but dance to this record because those cats are really in the pocket.
2. In fighting sports, especially boxing and mixed martial arts, to be within striking distance of one's opponent. He's got a devastating punch, so try not to be in the pocket for too long at any given time.
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