Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of chit.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of chit.

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Examples

  • A ball-busting campaign by Jeff Tittel of the Sierra Club was so successful that Assemblyman Green was forced to call in chits and get the Legislature to pass a special law tailored to Plainfield's needs in this particular situation.

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  • A ball-busting campaign by Jeff Tittel of the Sierra Club was so successful that Assemblyman Green was forced to call in chits and get the Legislature to pass a special law tailored to Plainfield's needs in this particular situation.

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  • Kaye hasn't been tested under fire and, while some consider Bob Hull out of touch, he can be a fierce campaigner and call in chits he has earned over his years in office.

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  • (Pressed for names, Kinsley cites Nicholas Lemann and Michael Lewis -- "" I'm calling chits in on all my friends. '')

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  • Thus it was that the vast majority of those who did queue to receive their chits were the needful citizens of the Fifth Class, and the Head Count.

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  • It was about calling in diplomatic "chits," as one U.S. official put it, to meet the immediate goal of containing terrorism.

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  • How would the wheels go round in the East without "chits"?

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  • The fact that she’s calling in her chits is a sign of weakness, not strength.

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  • She ordered all household goods by telephone, signed "chits" at the club, kept her bridge winnings loose in a small enamelled box, ready for losing, and, when she went into town, charged on her accounts right and left, and met Bert for luncheon.

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  • These 'chits' help one to remember dates; they are little cards presented you when you order soda water or wine, or are solicited for subscriptions to sports or sweepstakes.

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