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British pronunciation/biː ɔː lˈaɪv ɪn ˈiːtʃ ˈʌðəz pˈɒkɪt/
American pronunciation/biː ɔːɹ lˈaɪv ɪn ˈiːtʃ ˈʌðɚz pˈɑːkɪt/
to be in each other's pocket
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to be very close to someone and spend most of one's time with them

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to [be|live] in each other's [pocket] definition and meaning

What is the origin of the idiom "be in each other's pockets" and when to use it?

The origin of the idiom "be in each other's pockets" is unclear. It likely emerged from the notion of two people being so physically close that they are constantly near each other, like items kept in the pockets of clothing. It is used to describe a situation where two or more people are constantly in close proximity, often to the point of being overly involved or dependent on each other. It implies a lack of personal space or independence between the individuals.

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The friends have become inseparable, living in each other's pocket and rarely interacting with others.
The CEO and the marketing director are in each other's pocket, resulting in biased and unbalanced strategies for the company.
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