put your hand in/into your pocket

put your hand in your pocket

spend or provide your own money.
See also: hand, pocket, put

put your ˌhand in/into your ˈpocket

(British English) spend or give money: One of our colleagues is retiring, so I expect they’ll want us to put our hands into our pockets for a present.He’s one of the meanest men I know. He never puts his hand in his pocket for anything.
See also: hand, pocket, put
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