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English definition of “pinch-hit”


verb [I]    /ˈpɪntʃˈhɪt/
(in baseball) to take another player’s turn to hit pinch hitter    /ˈpintʃˈhɪt̬·ər/ noun [C] They took me out for a pinch hitter.
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