Example sentences for: pocketing

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • A long piece alleges that Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic and his cronies have plundered their country, pocketing millions from state-owned companies and foreign-currency reserves.

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


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