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hot tip


a timely and likely helpful piece of advice or information


No one wants hot tips for the stock market now.

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  • Faix, it's not me'd give th' hot tip iv a warnin' to a crim'nal.

    Desert Conquest A. M. Chisholm
  • A reporter from the News had given him a “hot tip” that grew cold almost at once.

    The Galloping Ghost Roy J. Snell
  • Im backing you across the board, win, place and show; but let me give you a hot tip right from the stables.

    The Making of Bobby Burnit George Randolph Chester

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