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pinch hitter

noun

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a person or thing that takes the place of another
  • the business owners brought in a pinch hitter until a permanent manager could be hired

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The first known use of pinch hitter was in 1899

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“Pinch hitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pinch%20hitter. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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