pinch-hit

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Baseball
pinch-hitˈpinch-hit verb [intransitive + for] American English 1 HELPto do something for someone else because they are suddenly not able to do it2 DSBto hit for someone else in baseballpinch-hitter noun [countable]
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Examples from the Corpus
pinch-hitI've asked Carl to pinch-hit for me at the meeting next week.