spot someone something
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.
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spot someone (something)
1. tv. to give an advantage to someone. I’ll spot you twenty points.
2. tv. to lend someone something. Can you spot me a few bucks?
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