English version

touch somebody for something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtouch somebody for something phrasal verb British English informalBORROWto persuade someone to give or lend you something, especially money He tried to touch me for the taxi fare home. touch→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
touch for Each suit attacks immediately a weapon on the east wall is touched.Lots of traveling dads and moms are now using e-mail to stay in touch.Trust is the shared silence, the exchanged look, the expressive touch.I could touch it for hours.Rivals can not touch him for intellectual or strategic finesse, but he is soon to lose his job.Miss Sumida stands near, almost touching me, for most of the conversation.Between the fourth and eighth months, coordination of vision and touch typically occurs for the first time.I touch my pocket for the reassuring packet of Diocalm.
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Verb table
touch
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytouch
he, she, ittouches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytouched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave touched
he, she, ithas touched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad touched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill touch
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have touched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam touching
he, she, itis touching
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you, we, theyare touching
Past
I, he, she, itwas touching
you, we, theywere touching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been touching
he, she, ithas been touching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been touching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be touching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been touching
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