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cadge (something) from (someone)

slang To borrow something from someone. I need to cadge your textbook from you before the big test.
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cadge something from someone

 and cadge something off someone
Sl. to beg or borrow something from someone. Go cadge some sugar from the lady next door. I cadged this jacket off a friendly guy I met.
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I'll cadge off my brother or friends with an allotment.
Why a couple with the earning capacity of the Blairs should cadge off the Italian government instead of paying for their own hols is unclear.