Example sentences for: pocketing

How can you use “pocketing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • At the same time, the governor and his cronies were busily pocketing bribes, as was the custom in the self-financing French colonial service.

  • 4 billion, pocketing $100 million for himself--a modest payoff, he says, for the $6 billion in increased shareholder value.

  • Sure, it's easy to decry the commercialization of the holiday, like putting trousers on all the figures in the nativity scene, adding a big electric sign that flashes: "Jesus Wore Khakis," and pocketing some pretty sweet change from the Gap.

  • When the fourpenny groat was introduced passengers handed that over and the cabbies were down twopence on each journey, so they nicknamed it Joey and frequently spat on it in disgust before pocketing it whenever one was given to them in payment.

  • A piece argues that fat attorneys' fees corrupt the multistate tobacco settlement, because plaintiff's lawyers will now a) bankroll the Democratic Party; b) fund their own political ambitions; and c) try to keep Big Tobacco profitable , so they can keep pocketing said fees for decades to come.

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