in someone's pocket

in someone's pocket
1) controlled by someone and willing to do whatever they want

Isn't the Government always in the pocket of the landowners?

2) if something such as a game or a business deal is in your pocket, you are definitely going to win it or complete it successfully

English dictionary. 2014.

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