charge\ smth\ to\ smth

v
1. 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". . 1997.

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