Meaning of “tap sb for sth” in the English Dictionary

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"tap sb for sth" in British English

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tap sb for sth

old-fashioned informal
phrasal verb with tap uk /tæp/ us /tæp/ verb -pp-

to get money from someone:

I might be able to tap my father for a loan.

(Definition of “tap sb for sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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