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deep pockets

1. A lot of money, or access to a lot of money. You will need deep pockets to turn this shabby old building into an attractive store.
2. One who has a lot of money. Luckily, we have an investor who is the deep pockets of our business and can fund all of this construction work.
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deep pocket

Also, deep pockets. A source of substantial wealth or financial support, as in The college relies on the deep pocket of one particular alumna. This term alludes to money-filled pockets. [Slang; 1970s]
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Machining the same deep pocket configuration, flush fine cutting reduced processing time from 30 minutes to 3 minutes for mild steel, from 180 minutes to 3 minutes on hardened steel, and from 210 minutes to 20 minutes for Inconel nickel-base superalloy.
Joint and several liability encourages the inclusion of deep pocket defendants such as independent accountants, lawyers, directors and underwriters in these suits in order to increase the prospect and size of settlements.
"An organisation like that has big plans and deep pockets to finance them so there's a huge sense of optimism in the place because the future looks very bright."
He tweeted an article about the decision with the warning: "PS0 can never be a charge, therefore @ HaltonBC I hope you have deep pockets."
A STOCK-market analyst said the possible third telecommunication firm in the country must have deep pockets while facing stringent conditions set by the government.
Deep Pockets EVEN when first to reach the bar To put his hand in his pocket was a step to far He once contemplated buying the first drinks Once again he pulled back from the brink Taking constant advantage of others good nature This was not his most redeeming feature Almost always last to approach the bar No matter if he travelled near or far Deep pockets and very short hands We his mates find this hard to understand There is no need to name names He knows himself who is to blame?
Don't get us wrong, we are all for a bit of retro dressing but Emilia's blue and white frock with its deep pockets veers from vintage Don't get us wrong, we are all for a bit of retro dressing but Emilia's blue and white frock with its deep pockets veers from vintage into fancy dress territory.
THE North Sea oil and gas industry is better supported by the "deep pockets" and "broad shoulders" of the UK economy than it would be if Scotland was independent, the Prime Minister has said.
Temptation looms for "the next government to seek assistance from beyond the EU and International Monetary Fund, its principal creditors," reports Tony Barber for the Financial Times, and representatives of parties, both conservative and leftist, have expressed interest in nurturing closer ties with Russia, Venezuela, China and other nations with deep pockets. But such ties could carry heavy security and economic costs, with Europe's nominal GDP near double that of Russia and China's combined.
And the $46 billion fund has deep pockets that may be tapped again if additional financial support is necessary.
The hand-held computer is the top of the range in bling for sports stars or celebs with very deep pockets.
Arctic Flow's trainer Caroline Keevil, who quickly doubled up with Deep Pockets, is also building a following at the track, having moved from her Bristol base to Shaftesbury in deepest Dorset.
Belgian Finance Minister Didier Reynders has said the EU's new bailout fund should have "deep pockets" to fight off speculation that it is not up to the task of rescuing larger countries.
The interiors feature full heavy cotton drill linings with deep pockets. Large cargo pockets insure plenty of room for gear and gizmos, If so desired, the vintage military design allows these trousers to be worn with suspenders.
This new case features o full clamshell opening main compartment, at about 15" x 11" x 3" with 12 clear windows for small folders, 6 deep pockets for medium/large folders or small fixed blades, and 2 large gusseted sleeves for large fixed blades or letter size catalogs/magazines.