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be in arrears

To be overdue, as of an account, often because one has not made a payment as scheduled. Their account is in arrears, so I doubt we'll see money from them any time soon.
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get in arrears

To be overdue, as of an account, often because one has not made a payment as scheduled. Their account has gotten in arrears, so I doubt we'll see money from them any time soon.
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in arrears

Behind or overdue, often because one has not made a payment as scheduled. Their account is in arrears, so I doubt we'll see money from them any time soon.
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*in arrears

[of debts; of an account] overdue. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Jane's student-loan payments are in arrears. The accounts of the bankrupt company were in arrears.
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in arrears

Late or behind, especially in payment of money. For example, He's been in arrears on his rent so often that he may be evicted. [First half of 1600s]
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A board meeting of Authority held on August 2 had asked Hello Nepal to pay Rs 70 million arrears by August 18 and remaining amount within three months.
On March 2019, the company suspended milling operations after farmers withdrew supply of cane citing accumulated arrears.
While making a call for an increase in the special grant to shorten the clearing of 2016 and 2017 arrears, JAC held that even accumulated arrears of 2018 and 2019 was not captured in the current arrangement.
Senator Kasoom Parveen said it is difficult for the PTCL, PTET to provide all arrears in one time so they should be given specific time period to complete the task.
'While PTET claims its funds would deplete completely if it clears all arrears, we believe that there is enough money to clear outstanding dues of pensioners,' PPP Senator Rukhsana Zuberi, the chairperson of the sub-committee, observed.
It was previously revealed that claimants are six times more likely to get into rent arrears.
The court ordered the government to pay the arrears to the judges concerned within a period of three years.
One such person who fell into arrears was a Limerick mother of two referred to as Joan.
Borrowers have been insulated in recent years because interest rates have been so low, and even those falling into arrears have seen these arrears rise quite slowly compared with the position nine or 10 years ago.
There are currently 1,332 people in council homes which are receiving Universal Credit and 1,094 of them, 82%, are in arrears - compared with just 22% of tenants who are still on the old Housing Benefit payments.
At the end of October, the council's total rent arrears was PS2,695,400 - an increase of PS617,500 since the start of the year.
The figure covers arrears held by tenants prior to their move to universal credit and arrears directly linked to the new benefit system.
Arrears were in line with corresponding 2014 and 2015 vintages of other transactions in the Dinkum, with the exception of 30+ day arrears for Series 2014-2 WST Trust.
Housing benefit cuts forced thousands of Paisley's council tenants into rent arrears for the first time.
Odeon and UCI Cinema Group Ltd, Manchester M1, failed to pay PS4,438.92 to 237 workers, with average arrears of PS18.73 per worker.