charge (something) (up) to (something)

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charge (something) (up) to (something)

To pay for something from a specific account or category of funds. When you're traveling, just charge everything up to your company account. A: "Will I get reimbursed if I charge this plane ticket to my personal card?" B: "Just charge it to petty cash instead."
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

charge something up to someone or something

 and charge something up
to place the cost of something on the account of someone or a group. (Also without up.) I will have to charge this up to your account. Do you have to charge this to my account? Are you ready to charge up the total to my bill?
See also: charge, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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