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whip-round Line breaks: whip-round

Definition of whip-round in English:


British informal
A collection of contributions of money from a group of people for a particular purpose: my secretary organized a whip-round and we sent him a card and a gift
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  • He said he would like to thank patrons at Saturday's fundraiser, who contributed to a whip-round raising £80 towards the cost of the damage.
  • We all had a whip-round and collected £200 to buy them some clothes, and they were so grateful for just a scrap of kindness.
  • Well, the work colleagues could have a whip-round to raise the money instead.
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