Journey in Life: 09/20/18

Thursday, September 20, 2018

"Put her hand into her pocket" nghĩa là gì?

Goldfinger, Sean Connery, 1964. Photo courtesy Raoul Luoar.

'Put your hand into your pocket" nghĩa là sẵn sàng chi tiền, cho ai đó hoặc làm từ thiện (to give money to someone or to charity).

Ví dụ
People are more inclined to put their hands in their pockets to help children.

We have schools that are desperately short of money and having to ask parents to put their hands in their pockets to stay afloat.

Optometrist (người chuyên đo thị lực để bán mắt kính) Michael Connor had been "waiting for someone to put their hands in their pockets" and he said Primark's donation was a welcome one.

There's a wealth – if you'll pardon the pun (sự chơi chữ) – of personal finance tools out there, but many of them involve having to put your hand into your pocket, dig deep and part with some hard-earned cash.

Popular resorts with lots of all-inclusive hotels are much more comprehensive now than they used to be too. “You really don’t need to put your hand into your pocket,” says Porter, “and let’s face it, after the whole build-up of a wedding, sometimes just flaking and being pampered has the desired effect.”

Phạm Hạnh