out of (one's) own pocket

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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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Summary: Players paid out of their own pockets to play in this week's Dubai tournament
The newspaper reported that players relied heavily on hand-outs from charitable groups and individual donors, but Singh told Gulf News they also spent out of their own pockets.
And as Mr Dean adds, the cost of call-outs does not include the personal expenses of rescuers, including paying out of their own pockets for their transport.
The Turner family and their successors provided for the almspeople out of their own pockets for 275 years until the Kirkleatham Estates were sold off in 1951.
The argument goes that if consumers are prone to make excessive demands on the health care system, they can choose to pay for it out of their own pockets. At the same time, patients must be given more power.
In Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue's annual report it becomes apparent that not only do rescuers give their time for free, they also pay out of their own pockets to drive to call-outs.