pinch-hit Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"pinch-hit" in British English

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pinch-hitverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈpɪntʃ.hɪt/ US
to do something for someone because they are ​suddenlyunable to do it: He was pinch-hitting for one of the ​regular TV ​sportscasters, and was a ​greatsuccess.
(Definition of pinch-hit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pinch-hit" in American English

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pinch-hitverb [I]

 us   /ˈpɪntʃˈhɪt/
(in ​baseball) to take another player’s ​turn to ​hit
pinch hitter
noun [C]  us   /ˈpintʃˈhɪt̬·ər/
They took me out for a ​pinchhitter.
(Definition of pinch-hit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pinch-hit”
in Chinese (Simplified) 替补…
in Chinese (Traditional) 替補…
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