whip-round


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whip-round

A monetary collection used to buy a gift for someone. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The office had a whip-round for Ellen's retirement party.
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And it went as far as players, headed by bad boy Joey Barton, planning a whip-round to raise the pounds 8,000 required to organise the flight.
Another neighbour Gwen Waters, 46, added: "We've done a little whip-round.
The whip-round was organised by co-chairman of the traders' association, Dave Everett.
Scottish Parliament bosses have called in detectives after cash from a Tory whip-round was stolen.
Perhaps redundant librarians could have a whip-round to help out these suffering TV bureaucrats?
C Young, Maidstone, Kent WE may have to have a whip-round for superinjunction lawyers, as I suspect they won't get much business in the future.
The deceitful man raised pounds 3,000 in a whip-round from work mates to help pay for his young wife's funeral.
Six teenage Wigan supporters were in tears after their bus left them at Stamford Bridge, but Leighton Baines and Matt Jackson organised a pounds 400 whip-round for their fares home and one of the Latics players' wives drove the youngsters to the station.
I would like to ask her if she could also have a whip-round for a new set of traps for the other side at Brough Park.
Surely a quick whip-round in the Blues dressing room would solve the problem
SUPPORTERS had a whip-round and donated pounds 800 enabling Northwich Victoria to stay at an Essex hotel last night before they make their first visit to Canvey Island today for a key Nationwide Conference fixture.
Many of the players earn thousands of pounds a week and a whip-round would have no doubt paid for his return journey with plenty of money left for fast cars.
PENSIONERS at an old folk's complex in Bedworth had a whip-round and gave pounds 75 to the borough Mayor for his civic charity appeal in support of the Mary Ann Evans Hospice.
A WOMAN was horrified to discover her friends had a whip-round for her funeral after they heard she died.
LADIES, can we have a whip-round for a couple of bras for Heidi Klum and Brandi Glanville?