spot (one) (some amount of money)

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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

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.

spot someone

verb
See also: someone, spot

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?
See also: someone, something, spot
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A woman working in the education sector spotted someone whom she said was "touching himself inappropriately".
Verro immediately spotted someone the dog thought was the suspect and immediately began chasing him.
Over the years, she's even incorporated it into her performance routine, as she once did when she spotted someone in the crowd of her show wearing a shirt that said her famous line: 'I don't know her.' Carey has answered plenty of questions about the meme since her famed interview with Taff, but her latest comments are the biggest attempt at an explanation that she's given so far.
He said:"We would ask anyone who saw anything suspicious in these areas, or who has spotted someone tampering with number plates on vehicles, to get in touch with us."
It is understood that the Iceland delivery driver spotted someone taking items, so jumped in his van to catch him.
Benwell dad Neil French, who had a history of drug and alcohol problems, was found slumped in a doorway on Collingwood Street on March 30 this year when a taxi driver spotted someone going through his pockets.
Dad Neil French, who had a history of drug and alcohol problems, was found slumped in a doorway on Collingwood Street in central Newcastle on March 30 when a taxi driver spotted someone going through his pockets.
"We were driving around the area trying to locate the unknown woman who called the emergency number from one of the many public phone booths in Al Mamzar, until we spotted someone behaving strangely across the Corniche," said Ahmad Bader, one of two paramedics who saved the Emirati woman, who was in her thirties.
The Keep Moseley Special brigade would probably raise a petition if they spotted someone in a shellsuit.
The alleged thief had to be cut free by firefighters after a security guard spotted someone was stuck in the British Heart Foundation's red bin.
Pointing excitedly, the Into the Blue singer, 45, spotted someone she knew as she took a quick break from a photo shoot at the Cannes Film Festival.
You do have a little break but by the 22nd, all those choices you've made, folk you've helped and schedules you've re-written will help bring some very good news your way - but not before you've spotted someone with ulterior motives, who could have derailed your career attempts if you didn't see where their big ideas didn't match their results but yours did.
Suddenly he spotted someone jumping into his car and driving away.
They were just enjoying the show and I think I spotted someone filming me on their camera phone as I robbed the place," Daily Telegraph quoted Gosling as saying.