One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he has chalked up another box-office success’
achieve, attain, accomplish, gain, earn, win, succeed in making, reach, make, get, obtain
score, tally, record, register, enter, mark, log
informal clock up, knock up, notch up, turn in, rack up, bag
2‘I forgot completely—chalk it up to age’
attribute, assign, ascribe, put down, set down, accredit, credit, give the credit for, impute
lay on, pin on, blame on, lay at the door of
connect with, associate with
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