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lining his pockets #1 (permalink) Tue Feb 15, 2011 19:44 pm   lining his pockets
 

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ESL/EFL Test #529 "English Slang Idioms (271)", question 1

The politician was getting hammered in the press for lining his ......... while in office. He had apparently awarded large contracts to certain firms in return for some very large personal fees.

(a) bed
(b) car
(c) pockets
(d) office

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #529 "English Slang Idioms (271)", answer 1

The politician was getting hammered in the press for lining his pockets while in office. He had apparently awarded large contracts to certain firms in return for some very large personal fees.

Correct answer: (c) pockets
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lining his pockets #2 (permalink) Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:18 am   lining his pockets
 

I like the first one better.
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