English version

have your nose/snout in the trough

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhave your nose/snout in the troughhave your nose/snout in the troughBritish English if people have their noses in the trough, they are involved in something which they hope will get them a lot of money or political power – used to show disapproval trough
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