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pinch-hit

verb

Synonyms of pinch-hit

to serve as a replacement usually for a time only
  • assigned to pinch-hit as a math teacher for the remainder of the semester

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The first known use of pinch-hit was in 1911

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“Pinch-hit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pinch-hit. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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