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Origin of out-of-pocket
Words nearby out-of-pocket
Example sentences from the Web for out-of-pocket
Out-of-pocket limit: $6,400 in-network; $12,800 out of network.
The out-of-pocket limits are very slightly lower: $6,000 and $12,000.
Utilization went up, out-of-pocket expenditure went down, and the freqency of depression diagnoses was lower.Study: Giving People Government Health Insurance May Not Make them Any Healthier|Megan McArdle|May 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Short-term increases in out-of-pocket expenses and an increase in the eligibility age.
The services of the members of council and executive are given gratuitously, no out-of-pocket expenses of any kind being refunded.
He also suggested that he might be reimbursed for his out-of-pocket expenses in getting up the Tribute.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. III of IV|Charles L. Graves
He kept three stud farms going, and his out-of-pocket expenses ran to £50,000 and more a year.Love Romances of the Aristocracy|Thornton Hall
British Dictionary definitions for out-of-pocket
adjective (out-of-pocket when prenominal)
Idioms and Phrases with out-of-pocket
Lacking money; also, having suffered a financial loss, as in We can't go; I'm out of pocket right now. William Congreve had it in The Old Bachelor (1693): “But egad, I'm a little out of pocket at present.” [Late 1600s]
Referring to actual money spent, as in I had to pay the hotel bill out of pocket, but I know I'll be reimbursed. This expression sometimes occurs as a hyphenated adjective mainly in the phrase out-of-pocket expenses, as in My out-of-pocket expenses for business travel amounted to more than a thousand dollars. [Late 1800s]