pocket money

pocket money
'pocket .money
n [U]
1.) BrE a small amount of money that parents give regularly to their children, usually every week or month
American Equivalent: allowance
How much pocket money do you get?
2.) informal a small amount of extra money that you earn in order to spend it on things you want
I give a few private lessons too, for pocket money.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • pocket money — ► NOUN Brit. 1) a small regular allowance given to a child by their parents. 2) a small amount of money for minor expenses …   English terms dictionary

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  • pocket money — also pocket money 1) N UNCOUNT Pocket money is money which children are given by their parents, usually every week. [mainly BRIT] We agreed to give her ₤6 a week pocket money. (in AM, usually use allowance) 2) N UNCOUNT Pocket money is a small… …   English dictionary

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  • pocket\ money — • spending money • pocket money noun Money that is given to a person to spend. When the seniors went to New York City on a trip, each was given $10 in spending money. Father gave John a nickel in pocket money when he went to the store with mother …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pocket money — noun (U) 1 especially BrE money given regularly to a child by its parents to spend on small things; allowance (4) AmE: Sophie spends her pocket money on sweets and magazines. 2 informal a small amount of money that you can use to buy small things …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pocket money */ — UK / US noun [uncountable] 1) British money that parents regularly give to their children How much pocket money do you get? 2) a small amount of money that you earn and spend on things that are not very important a part time job to earn a little… …   English dictionary

  • Pocket Money — Les Indésirables Les Indésirables (Pocket Money) est un film américain réalisé par Stuart Rosenberg, sorti en 1972. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Lien exte …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pocket-money — see pocket money …   English dictionary

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