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pinch-hit

verb [I] uk   us   /ˈpɪntʃ.hɪt/ US
to do something for someone because they are suddenly unable to do it: He was pinch-hitting for one of the regular TV sportscasters, and was a great success.
Translations of “pinch-hit”
in Chinese (Traditional) 替補…
in Chinese (Simplified) 替补…
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