put the bite on

(redirected from put the touch on)

put the bite on someone

 and put the touch on someone
Sl. to try to get money from someone. Tom put the bite on me for ten dollars. Bill put the touch on me, but I told him to forget about it.
See also: bite, on, put

put the bite on somebody

  (American informal)
to ask someone for something that you want, especially money (often + for ) She put the bite on her sister for $20.
See also: bite, on, put