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pinch-hit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Baseball
pinch-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]
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Examples from the Corpus
pinch-hitβ€’ I've asked Carl to pinch-hit for me at the meeting next week.
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Verb table
pinch-hit
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypinch-hit
he, she, itpinch-hits
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypinch-hit
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pinch-hit
he, she, ithas pinch-hit
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pinch-hit
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pinch-hit
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pinch-hit
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pinch-hitting
he, she, itis pinch-hitting
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you, we, theyare pinch-hitting
Past
I, he, she, itwas pinch-hitting
you, we, theywere pinch-hitting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pinch-hitting
he, she, ithas been pinch-hitting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pinch-hitting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pinch-hitting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pinch-hitting
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