have one's hand in the till

have one's hand in the till & have one's finger(s) in the till
Fig. to steal money from one's employer. •

James couldn't afford that car on just his salary. He must have his hand in the till.

Sally was outraged when she found that one of her salesclerks had his fingers in the till.

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See: ROB THE TILL.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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