Phrasal Verbs with 'Tap'

Tap for

Get money off someone

Example: I TAPPED him FOR a loan.

Tap into

Use or exploit a plentiful resource for your benefit

Example: The company is hoping to TAP INTO the Chinese market.

Tap off with

Have sex with

Example: He TAPPED OFF WITH someone at the party on Saturday.

Tap out

Play a rhythm quietly

Example: He TAPPED OUT the tune with his pencil while he was thinking.

Tap out

Use all the money available

Example: How can we buy a new house without TAPPING OUT our savings account.

Tap up

Approach a footballer illegally to get them to change teams

Example: Chelsea were accused of TAPPING him UP even though he was under contract.