whip-round


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whip-round

n
(Banking & Finance) an impromptu collection of money
vb
(Banking & Finance) (intr, adverb) to make such a collection of money
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whip-round - (British) solicitation of money usually for a benevolent purpose
ingathering, solicitation, collection, appeal - request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

whip-round

[ˈwɪpraʊnd] Ncolecta f
to have a whip-round (for sb)hacer una colecta (para algn)

whip-round

n (esp Brit inf) to have a whip-roundden Hut herumgehen lassen

whip-round

[ˈwɪpˌraʊnd] n (Brit) (fam) → colletta
to have a whip-round for sb → fare una colletta per qn
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Anyway, when Marsh was told that the coach driver entrusted with transporting the Aussies across the land over the next couple of months earned a pittance, he initiated a whip-round among his team-mates and handed the proceeds over to the grateful man behind the wheel.
Do you think we should have a whip-round to make sure he's OK in retirement?
A WHIP-ROUND by Aberdeen FC players netted PS470 for the Trussell Trust last week.
Jean, 61, said her family's devastation has now turned to hope after Reece's uncle and work colleagues had a whip-round, raising PS200.
Local traders and businessmen organised a whip-round to augment the original display which was switched on last month but was not as dazzling as they had hoped.
HELPING HAND Staff and customers from The Emperor Hadrian pub had a whip-round for robbery victim Anne Henderson, pictured with the pub''s manager, Carol Bradwell FUNDRAISERS From left, Alexander Norrie, Fred Turnbull, landlord of the Ship Inn in Monkseaton, Steven Taylor and Pauline Buglass with a cheque for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation GOODWILL A toy collection by customers of the Swan pub on Heddon On The Wall brought smiles to the faces of Thai children orphaned by the 2004 Tsunami BIG-HEARTED Gemma Clay, with daughter Ava Bainbridge, 19 months, and fundraiser Steve Bowman, at the Seven Stars Pub in Wrekenton
I have noticed a recent trend in the way people are hard-handedly collecting whip-round money for gifts, which I find most disconcerting.
Scottish Parliament bosses have called in detectives after cash from a Tory whip-round was stolen.
C Young, Maidstone, Kent WE may have to have a whip-round for superinjunction lawyers, as I suspect they won't get much business in the future.
Larry's food is expected to be paid for by a whip-round among Downing St staff, rather than funded from the public purse.
TOON tycoon Mike Ashley caved into player power at St James's Park after furious United stars threatened to have a whip-round in order to pay for a private flight to Dundee.