pass the hat around

pass the hat around
pass the hat around/round to collect money from a group of people.

We're passing the hat round for Simon's leaving present.


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  • pass the hat around — pass the ˈhat round/around idiom (informal) to collect money from a number of people, for example to buy a present for sb Main entry: ↑passidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass the hat round — pass the hat around/round to collect money from a group of people. We re passing the hat round for Simon s leaving present …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass the hat — verb To ask for money, especially from a group of people; to solicit donations or contributions. Then somebody sings out, Take up a collection for him, take up a collection! Well, a half a dozen made a jump to do it, but somebody sings out, Let… …   Wiktionary

  • pass the hat round — pass the ˈhat round/around idiom (informal) to collect money from a number of people, for example to buy a present for sb Main entry: ↑passidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • hat — W3S1 [hæt] n [: Old English; Origin: hAt] 1.) a piece of clothing that you wear on your head ▪ Maria was wearing a beautiful new hat. straw/cowboy/bowler etc hat in a hat ▪ a man in a fur hat bowler hatted/top hatted etc (=wearing a bowler hat,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pass — pass1 [ pæs ] verb *** ▸ 1 go past something ▸ 2 move somewhere ▸ 3 be successful on test ▸ 4 give/let someone have something ▸ 5 spend time or be spent ▸ 6 kick/hit/throw ball to someone ▸ 7 make law, etc. official ▸ 8 be unable to answer ▸ 9… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • To pass around the hat — Hat Hat (h[a^]t), n. [AS. h[ae]t, h[ae]tt; akin to Dan. hat, Sw. hatt, Icel. hattr a hat, h[ o]ttr hood, D. hoed hat, G. hut, OHG. huot, and prob. to L. cassis helmet. [root]13. Cf. {Hood}.] A covering for the head; esp., one with a crown and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hat — [[t]hæ̱t[/t]] ♦♦♦ hats 1) N COUNT A hat is a head covering, often with a brim round it, which is usually worn out of doors to give protection from the weather. 2) N COUNT: with supp If you say that someone is wearing a particular hat, you mean… …   English dictionary

  • hat — noun (C) 1 a piece of clothing that you wear on your head: straw/bowler/woolly etc hat: She wore an enormous flowery hat. 2 keep something under your hat informal to keep something secret 3 be wearing your manager s/teacher s etc hat informal to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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