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1colecta femininevaca feminine Latin America informalto have a whip-round — hacer una colecta
- And when we ran out of gas we had a whip-round and everyone gave me enough cents to fill up and get here.
- The night includes a Peel quiz and a whip-round for the British Heart Foundation and runs from 9pm until midnight.
- Well, the work colleagues could have a whip-round to raise the money instead.
- The airline didn't have any money, so the passengers had to have a whip-round to raise enough cash to refuel.
- They had a whip-round and have given me the money I paid for the set to the stallholder, who had promised to deliver it to my home but never turned up.
- They said they're going to have a whip-round and now they say I'm staying for the rest of the season.
- A group of Japanese factory workers had sent some cash after a whip-round on their shopfloor.
- We all had a whip-round and collected £200 to buy them some clothes, and they were so grateful for just a scrap of kindness.
- The man in the shop tries to organise a whip-round for me, but I refuse.
- Supermarket staff put out collection buckets which shoppers quickly filled and workplace whip-rounds brought in thousands of pounds.
- So it was that every Friday evening all the staff had a whip-round for the latest pale, crying girl.
- His proudest moment to date: a visit to Walmer township in Port Elizabeth, where more than 20 army members had a whip-round for a local football team.
- The ‘Pay to Play’ weekend will involve rugby clubs donating money in whatever form they can - from win bonuses, a percentage of their match subs, or even a whip-round in the clubhouse after the match.
- And a whip-round among fans and staff financed travel to another away fixture last month.
- He said he would like to thank patrons at Saturday's fundraiser, who contributed to a whip-round raising £80 towards the cost of the damage.
- I said to my wife that perhaps I could have a whip-round at the industrial estate and see if I could get this lady's money back for her.
- His books fetched nearly £8,000 at auction, though were mostly bought back for him by friends, so maybe they'll have a whip-round for the old house.
- Amateur clubs and pub teams were also encouraged to take part in the fund-raising drive, getting sponsored to play a game or having a simple whip-round in the dressing room.
- But before we organise a whip-round to make up for his shortfall, spare a thought for those who are having to cope with below-inflation pay rises.
- But that was not before Swindon cab drivers had completed a whip-round to buy a replacement set.
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