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spot (one) (some amount of money)

To lend one some amount of money, especially in an impromptu fashion and often without the expectation of being paid back. Sorry, I forgot to bring my wallet with me. Could you spot me a few bucks to pay for my coffee? Oh no, not this time. I'm not spotting you any more money until you pay back what you still owe me.
See also: amount, of, spot
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spot someone

1. Sl. to give an advantage to someone. I'll spot you twenty points. No need to spot me. I'm the greatest!
2. Sl. to lend someone something. Can you spot me a few bucks? I can spot you a whole hundred!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


1. n. a small drink of liquor. I’ll just have a spot, please.
2. n. a nightclub; a night spot. It was a nice little spot, with a combo and a canary.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
She found it in this very spot, close to where the martyred Roman soldier stood.
I wiped the blood off the old sword and handed it back to the priest--I did not want the fresh gore to obliterate those sacred spots that crimsoned its brightness one day six hundred years ago and thus gave Godfrey warning that before the sun went down his journey of life would end.
An alarmed and startling howl was heard, and, at the next minute, he broke out of the thicket, and commenced circling the spot, in the same wild and unsteady manner as before.
It was ten in the morning; the corvette was under half-steam, as it was regretting to leave the spot where the catastrophe had taken place, when a sailor, perched on the main-top-gallant crosstrees, watching the sea, cried suddenly:
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Pia Cayetano made it to the fourth to sixth spot while Lito Lapid was on the fifth to eight spot.
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McDonald's , which is now back on the Spot Ten TV report in a big way, is now No.
The Parking Spot, the nation's largest owner and operator of near-airport parking properties, has announced a new tiered structure for its Spot Club rewards program, the company said.
Polka-dot bunting, PS13.50, The Contemporary Home TIME for a spot of tea?
Gold spot egg cup, PS7.50, The Contemporary Home OOOH, I think you'd have to have your wits about you to handle this clock - fluorescent yellow isn't the colour for first thing in the morning!
Bright spot six-cup teapot, PS14, Whittard Green spot seat pad, PS8, BHS THERE is only one thing missing from this fabulous rug and it's a piece of cardboard, roughly 10 inches square with a spinning dial in the centre.
Gold spot egg cup, The Contemporary Home Even a boring old boiled egg can be livened up with spots.