charge\ smth\ to\ smth
- v1. To place the blame on; make responsible for.
John failed to win a prize, but he charged it to his lack of experience.
The coach charged the loss of the game to the team's disobeying his orders.2. To buy something on the credit of.
Mrs. Smith bought a new pocketbook and charged it to her husband.
Mr. White ordered a box of cigars and had it charged to his account.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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charge\ off — v 1. To consider or record as a loss, especially in an account book. The store owner charged off all of the last season s stock of suits. Syn.: write off(1) 2. • charge up informal To accept or remember (smth) as a mistake and not worry about it… … Словарь американских идиом
charge of — (smth) be responsible for an activity or group of people He is in charge of selling tickets for the school dance … Idioms and examples
in charge of — (smth) be responsible for an activity or group of people He is in charge of selling tickets for the school dance … Idioms and examples
write\ off — v. phr. 1. To remove (an amount) from a business record; cancel (a debt); accept as a loss. If a customer dies when he owes the store money, the store must often write it off. Compare: charge off 2. To accept (a loss or trouble) and not worry… … Словарь американских идиом
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