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pinch-hit in Baseball topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpinch-hitˈpinch-hit verb [intransitive + for] American English πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 HELPto do something for someone else because they are suddenly not able to do it2 DSBto hit for someone else in baseball β€”pinch-hitter noun [countable]β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
pinch-hitβ€’ I've asked Carl to pinch-hit for me at the meeting next week.