English version

pass the hat around

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpass the hat aroundpass the hat aroundGETto collect money from a group of people, especially in order to buy someone a present hat
Examples from the Corpus
pass the hat aroundAirbus will anyway soon be passing the hat around again for an enormous 700-seat aeroplane, much bigger than the Boeing 747.
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