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in (one's) pocket

Under one's the direct control or influence, especially due to financial reasons. It's pretty obvious that our national legislators are all in corporate bigwigs' pockets! I hear that the boss has half the police force in his pocket.
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in pocket

Having an amount of money, typically referring to an excess. The amount can be general or specified before the phrase. I'm in pocket, so don't worry about picking up the check. All told, we're about $5,000 in pocket after the fundraiser. Not bad!
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in pocket

Having funds; also, having a particular amount of extra funds that constitute a profit. For example, Tom's in pocket this week so let him treat us all, or After a day at the races she was a hundred dollars in pocket. [Mid-1700s] Also see in one's pocket.
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in pocket

1 having enough money or money to spare; having gained in a transaction. 2 (of money) gained by someone from a transaction.
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in (one's) pocket

In one's power, influence, or possession: The defendant had the jury in his pocket.
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in pocket

1. Having funds.
2. Having gained or retained funds of a specified amount: was a hundred dollars in pocket after a day at the races.
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