pass round the hat

pass round the hat
 Collect money from a body of people for specific purpose.

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  • pass round the hat — ask for charity, seek donations …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pass the hat round (or N. Amer. pass the hat) — collect contributions of money. → hat …   English new terms dictionary

  • pass the hat round — ► pass the hat round (or N. Amer. pass the hat) collect contributions of money. Main Entry: ↑hat …   English terms dictionary

  • pass the hat round — pass the hat around/round to collect money from a group of people. We re passing the hat round for Simon s leaving present …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass the hat around — pass the hat around/round to collect money from a group of people. We re passing the hat round for Simon s leaving present …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass the hat — ► pass the hat round (or N. Amer. pass the hat) collect contributions of money. Main Entry: ↑hat …   English terms dictionary

  • pass the hat round — pass the ˈhat round/around idiom (informal) to collect money from a number of people, for example to buy a present for sb Main entry: ↑passidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass the hat around — pass the ˈhat round/around idiom (informal) to collect money from a number of people, for example to buy a present for sb Main entry: ↑passidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass round — phrasal verb pass round or pass around [transitive] Word forms pass round : present tense I/you/we/they pass round he/she/it passes round present participle passing round past tense passed round past participle passed round British 1) to give… …   English dictionary

  • pass the hat round — collect donations, collect charity offerings …   English contemporary dictionary

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