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tap sb for sth

old-fashioned informal
phrasal verb with tap uk   us   /tæp/ verb (-pp-)
to get money from someone: I might be able to tap my father for a loan.
Translations of “tap sb for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 從(某人)處獲得(錢)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 从(某人)处获得(钱)…
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