cop for v.
1. (also cop to) to confess, to own up to, to admit.
|Current Sl. III–IV (Cumulation Issue) 30: Cop, v. To admit something.|
|You Flash Bastard 157: Those Paks copped for the lot, must’ve cleared up every reported case of dipping we’ve had.|
|Destination: Morgue! (2004) 314: ‘What’s with the confessing? Tell us about that.’ [...] ‘I copped to all the big snuffs. You name it, I copped to it [...] It was my thing back in the old days.’.‘Hot-Prowl Rape-O’ in|
2. to obtain.
|Gumshoe (1998) 163: ‘My time in America wasn’t entirely wasted,’ she said. ‘That where you copped for the phoney accent?’.|
|Outlaws (ms.) 58: When they copped for a bundle they always boxed JPB off, too.|
3. to have a relationship with.
|Powder 23: Simon Le Bon for God’s sake, a provincial tubby if ever there was one, managed to cop for Yasmin Pervanneh off the hair adverts.|
4. to make a successful seduction.
|Guardian Sport Apr. 16: I’ll be right there as soon as I’ve told me mates I’ve copped for it.|
5. to claim.
|Layer Cake 251: I bet he had double-bubble sometimes, copped for the reward-money as well.|
see under blower n.2