go cap in hand to sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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go cap in hand to sb

to ​ask someone in a ​polite and ​sincere way for something, ​especiallymoney or to be ​forgiven
(Definition of go cap in hand to sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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