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Synonyms for cadge

Synonyms for cadge

to ask or ask for as charity

Synonyms for cadge

ask for and get free

obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling

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This from the man who couldn't buy the pot or the kettle without cadging a tenner from his missus.
I mean who wants to listen to music about dead dogs, wanderlust wives and tramps cadging lifts on trains?
by brashly banning unions, hounding the Irish government to breakup its state airport monopolyAer Rianta, cadging subsidies from desperate airport towns, routinely referring to the European Commission as "the Evil Empire," and responding to his critics with a blanket "bollocks.
Anyone charged with cadging cash will be checked for drugs and could be sent to treatment centres.
The cadging couple have also received luxury jewellery.
CBS: The once and future Tiffany network has improved its ratings this season, ironically enough, by cadging a page from NBC's playbook.
The ship did capture a number of prizes, but not enough, and therefore it led a pillar-to-post, hand-to-mouth existence, always cadging stores and repairs, always plagued by dissension and insubordination among its oversized and undertrained crew, and threatened in every port by litigation, bad faith, and manipulation.
And in New York magazine, Tobi Tobias protested, "Petronio's most overt way of cadging a response from his beleaguered audience is to mess around with sexual issues that he presumably hopes will be taboo to them.
Cadging away day after day, the unknown Hoagland would collect 800,000 during the term-serviceably intimidating for a district in frugal Nebraska.
BONUS WINNER: ESTELLE BUSCOMBE, LIVERPOOL ACROSS DOWN 1 In a different place (9) 6 Warning shout made by a golfer about to make a shot (4) 7 Gain possession of, acquire (6) 9 Green gemstones (8) 11 Cheapest accomodation on a passenger ship (8) 13 Savour, enjoy (6) 14 Cyan, eg (4) 15 Explosive mixture used in fireworks (9) 2 Iced fruit dessert (6) 3 Gave a tangible form to (an abstract concept) (8) 4 Mild-tasting Dutch cheese (4) 5 Multi-legged arthropod (9) 6 Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion (4,5) 8 Devotee of a cause (8) 10 Narrative song (6) 12 Obtain by wheedling or cadging (4) SOLUTION to Crossword January 27 ACROSS 1 Capricorn; 6 Milk; 7 Sticky; 9 Charisma; 11 Physique; 13 Aviary; 14 Bald; 15 Broad bean.
DONKEYS years ago, my late father-in-law worked in Witton and there was a man there who was constantly cadging cigarettes off everyone, and they all got fed up with it.
I shall use the money to buy myself some equipment, which will come as a great relief to the musicians of Huddersfield, whose gear I've been cadging for years.