sting for

phrasal verb
stung for; stinging for; stings for

Definition of sting for

British, informal
: to ask (someone) to give or lend one (something) Can I sting you for some gum?

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“Sting for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sting%20for. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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