hit up for
Ask for a loan or favor, as in He hit me up for ten bucks, or I hit Doug up for a job. [Slang; early 1900s]
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sue, solicit, demand, apply, appeal, seek, petition, desire, sponge, beseech, hit, pray, inquire, beg, entreat, touch, requisition, bespeak, supplicate, promote
- hit the nail on the head,
- hit the road,
- hit the roof,
- hit the sack,
- hit the spot,
- hit upon,
- hit wicket,
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