bum (something) off (someone)(redirected from bum off one)
bum (something) off (someone)
To borrow or use something that belongs to someone else. Hey, can I bum a pen off you? I forgot mine today.
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bum something off someone
Sl. to beg or borrow something from someone. Can I bum a cigarette off you? You can't bum anything off me that I don't have.
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bum something (off someone)
tv. to beg or borrow something (from someone). Can I bum two quarters for a phone call?
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