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cadge

American English: /kædʒ/
British English: /kadʒ/
[colloquial]

transitive verb

  • to cadge something from or off somebody
    gorronearle or gorrearle algo a alguien [colloquial]
    garronearle algo a alguien (Río de la Plata) [colloquial]
    bolsearle algo a alguien (Chile) [colloquial]
    can I cadge a lift from you?
    ¿me llevas?
    ¿me das un aventón? (Mexico) [colloquial]
    can I cadge a smoke?
    Example sentences
    • At Brunton Park on Tuesday night, the cheeky talisman was taken for a ride around the pitch after cadging a lift in a sponsored car positioned in front of the main stand prior to kick-off.
    • I cadged a lift back to the station in Roger's car, which was kind of him.
    • The next morning he called a friend, told him what had happened, and cadged a lift into the city centre to sign on, the court heard.

intransitive verb

  • to cadge from or off somebody
    gorronearle or gorrearle a alguien [colloquial]
    garronearle a alguien (Río de la Plata) [colloquial]
    bolsearle a alguien (Chile) [colloquial]
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