out of (one's) own pocket

out of (one's) own pocket

With one's personal money. My job is making me pay for all this equipment out of my own pocket! You'll have to pay for the plane tickets out of your own pocket, but you'll be reimbursed after you arrive.
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out of your own ˈpocket

with your own money: He paid for the trip out of his own pocket.
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