Journey in Life: 12/03/16

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Hội thao Traphaco

công đoàn Văn phòng Yên Ninh, @ Thanh Thủy Resort, 3/12/2016,

Bài trước: Giải tennis Traphaco mở rộng 2016

"Foot the bill" nghĩa là gì?

langdu đi du lịch Anh và đại sứ quán foot the bill.

'Foot (meet) the bill' nghĩa là thanh toán hóa đơn (to pay for something, to pay money owed).

Ví dụ
Councils foot the bill for £12m increase to MetroBus cost.

My boss took me out for lunch and the company footed the bill.

While the Army Corps of Engineers reconsiders the environmental impact of the pipeline, North Dakota is left to foot the bill and has yet to receive aid either in the form of money or manpower.

European leaders, notably the French, are privately warning Vladimir Putin that if he permits Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, to turn an expected capture of Aleppo into a military victory across most of the country, it will be up to Russia to foot the bill for reconstruction.

Integrating hundreds of millions of migrants into cities like Chongqing won’t be cheap: the government pegs the cost at close to $6.8 trillion over the next 20 years. The big question is, who will foot the bill for the new roads, bridges, rail lines, sewers, housing, and electricity that will be needed, as well as for the social services programs like pensions, schools, insurance, health care, and prescription drug schemes that must be expanded?

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