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Pay for something.‘my company will pick up the tab for all moving expenses’
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- ‘The local authority is picking up the tab for practically all costs associated with the development of the estate.’
- ‘Moving, even when your employer picks up the tab, is expensive.’
- ‘When four or more people share a cab, the grateful city picks up the tab.’
- ‘The province picked up the tab to rebuild the roadway, while the city paid for the sidewalks and boulevard enhancements through frontage levies and general taxation.’
- ‘After all, while an elderly person is in hospital it is the health authority that picks up the tab for their care, not the council.’
- ‘You will, however, as a taxpayer be indirectly picking up the tab for the accident.’
- ‘For example, the company picks up the tab for employees who want to study at third level and provides them with study and exam leave.’
- ‘But who ultimately picks up the tab for damages awarded against the County Council?’
- ‘Once injuries are assessed by management and judged genuine, the club picks up the tab for whatever treatment is required.’
- ‘Now that the state picks up the tab, the ownership structure is an uncomfortable anachronism.’
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