put the touch on (one)

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put the touch on (one)

To ask or pressure one for a loan or donation of money. Jane's good-for-nothing brother always comes skulking around our place every couple of weeks to put the touch on us for a few bucks. The alumni association of my old university puts the touch on me once or twice a year looking for a donation.
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