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The money had fallen out of a hole in my pocket.
a trouser/shirt/coat pocket
a top pocket (=on the front of a jacket)
a back pocket (=of a pair of trousers)
He slipped his wallet into an inside pocket (=of his jacket).
She had put her hands in her pockets to keep them warm.
The police officer asked us to empty our pockets.
Our boss expects us to pay for the trip out of our own pockets.
It's a company with very deep pockets.
We have prices to suit every pocket.
the period of 40 days before Easter, starting on Ash Wednesday, when some Christians stop eating...
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