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designated hitter

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a person or thing that takes the place of another
  • you'll have to be my designated hitter in the office while I'm on business trips

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The first known use of designated hitter was in 1928

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“Designated hitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/designated%20hitter. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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