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On tap   /ɑn tæp/   Listen
On tap

(of liquids) available by turning a tap.  "Hot and cold running water on tap"
Available for immediate use.  "Other sports and entertainment facilities are on tap" , "There are numerous projects on tap"

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"On tap" Quotes from Famous Books

... stay out of it!" he advised. "I'll see you at my lawyer's to-morrow at eleven. Come with me a minute, Johnny. I want you to meet a friend of mine who has a big real estate deal on tap, and he may not go ...
— Five Thousand an Hour - How Johnny Gamble Won the Heiress • George Randolph Chester

... had been before the public as essayist, poet, pianist and composer for twenty years. He had given himself without stint to almost every musical enterprise of Germany, and his sympathy was ever on tap for every needy and aspiring genius. You may give your purse—he who takes it takes trash—but to give your life's blood and then hope for a renewal of life's ...
— Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14 - Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians • Elbert Hubbard

... you had gone to all the wine-merchants and said: I want to buy a pint of wine; I must ask you, gentlemen, to let me drink the whole of the cask which each of you has on tap; after that exhaustive sampling, I shall know which of you keeps the best wine, and is the man for my money. If you had talked like that, they might have laughed at you, and, if you persisted in worrying them, have tried how ...
— Works, V2 • Lucian of Samosata

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