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spot someone

 (something)
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!

spot

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.
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And in this self-same spot the priests of the Temple beheaded him for those blasphemous words he had spoken.
She found it in this very spot, close to where the martyred Roman soldier stood.
This,' said the fellow, producing one, 'this is the infallible and invaluable composition for removing all sorts of stain, rust, dirt, mildew, spick, speck, spot, or spatter, from silk, satin, linen, cambrick, cloth, crape, stuff, carpet, merino, muslin, bombazeen, or woollen stuff.
It would seem by the voices that twenty men were soon collected at that one spot, mingling their different opinions and advice in noisy clamor.
After a few minutes of earnest and solemn dialogue, altogether different from the noisy clamor with which they had first collected about the spot, the sounds grew fainter and more distant, and finally were lost in the depths of the forest.
As to the choice of the spot, obviously such criminating evidence had better take its chance of being found anywhere, rather than upon himself, or in his possession.
So saying, the awakened wife brandished her weapon, with an air that was not without its wild and secret influence, and led the way towards the spot where the dogs still remained, filling the air with their long-drawn and piteous complaints.
the woman cried, standing over a spot where the earth was trampled and beaten, and plainly sprinkled with blood; "tell me, you who ar' hunters
I was aware that my son was building a tomb, and I think I can find the spot.
When all had been made to appear as it was before, one of the warriors made several cuts and scratches upon the stem of a tree which grew above the spot where the chest was buried; then they hastened on in silence past Bulan and down the river.
The three stood conversing in low tones, pointing repeatedly at the spot where the chest lay hidden.
She was quite unable to say why the spot on the ceiling looked like the colour of a spot of blood.
Lady Montbarry went back with Agnes to her room to see the spot on the ceiling which had so strangely frightened the child.
at eight in the morning, after a rapid passage, the Susquehanna was due at the fatal spot.
Her position decided, the Susquehanna was found to be some minutes westward of the spot where the projectile had disappeared beneath the waves.