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have deep pockets

To have a lot of money, or access to a lot of money. You will need to have deep pockets to turn this shabby old building into an attractive store.
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have deep pockets

COMMON If a person or organization has deep pockets, they have a lot of money. The church will do anything to avoid scandal — and everyone knows it has deep pockets. Note: You can also talk about people or organizations with deep pockets or use deep pockets on its own with the same meaning. They needed to find investors with deep pockets. What they lacked in military power, they made up for in deep pockets.
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have deep pockets

have large financial resources. informal
1998 Spectator In any case, it was never in any danger of going out of business…there were several other putative proprietors with deep pockets waiting in the wings.
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Schultz is not alone in having deep pockets, of course.
There are reports that a female politician from the county, keen on the position, has been hosting delegations at her rural home to outdo her male counterparts said to be having deep pockets and enjoying close ties with Raila.
Aside from having deep pockets, the new entrant will also have to deal with intense competition from the established telco giants PLDT and Globe Telecom which have been gearing up for the entry of the third player.
"I think when I started, there was a feeling that we need a change in fashion, and modest was the direction to go in." And while many industry critics believe fashion's new love of modest dressing has to do with commerce and the fact that the Middle East is seen as having deep pockets, Roksanda says it is creativity which led to this macro trend.
Good owners are regarded as having deep pockets, plenty of generosity when required, but the ability to let their manager manage the football side of things.
They're perceived as having deep pockets with loads of money in them, while Castleford are sort of feeding off scraps.
One- acre farmhouse has come as another opportunity for those having deep pockets," he added.
YOU could never normally accuse Ian Beale of having deep pockets.
Telecom executives said that competition for the third licence will be tough, with Saudi Telecom having deep pockets and Turkcell gaining a knowledge of the market after an attempt to acquire Syriatel, one of the existing two operators, collapsed two years ago.
Unemployed Paul Felton, 26, of Low Fell, Gateshead added: "In the end it's come down to Ashley having deep pockets but short arms.
A portion of the blame tends to falls on accountants and auditors because potential investors and lenders have relied upon the audited financial statements to guide their decision making, and accounting firms and their insurers are generally perceived as having deep pockets.
Mercadante maintains one major market dynamic that has fueled the perception of pharmacy retailers having deep pockets is the proliferation of new stores.
Having deep pockets is a must, because without sufficient financial reserves it would prove difficult for a venture to survive for the long-term in Uzbekistan's vague legal and regulatory environment.
Having deep pockets to keep things moving is critical."
In fact, this is just what happened to a Brooklyn cooperative rescued by a white knight, not clothed in shining armor, but having deep pockets of financial resources.