Of Mice and Men

George: “We’ll get out jus’ as soon as we can. I don’t like it no better than you do. If we can jus’ get a few dollars in the poke…”

what does this mean in the story?

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In context, George is letting Lennie know that he understands he doesn't like the ranch, and that he feels the same way. But the fact is, they need money to move on, and they need money to do so. Thus, he'll have to stick it out for the time being.


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