名词:cadger 动词过去式:cadged 过去分词:cadged 现在分词:cadging 第三人称单数:cadges
v [I, Ipr, Tn, Tn.pr] ~ (sth) (from sb) (sometimes derog 有时作贬义) get or try to get (sth) (from sb) by asking, often unreasonably （向某人）索要或要求（某事物）（常为无缘故的）; 占便宜
*Could I cadge a lift with you? 我能顺便坐你的汽车吗?
* He's always cadging meals from his friends. 他总吃朋友的便宜饭.
v [I and T]
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: Scottish English;Origin: cadger 'carrier, trader' (15-19 centuries), from cadge 'to tie' (14-19 centuries)]
BrE informal to ask someone you know for something such as food, money, or cigarettes, because you do not have any or do not want to pay
cadge sth from/off sb
I cadged a lift from Joanna.