expend (something) for (something)

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expend (something) for (something)

To spend a certain amount of money on something. I bet Al expend a bundle for a fancy car like that.
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expend something for something

to pay a certain amount for something. I expended an enormous amount for skin creams. How much money did you expend for this gaudy tie?
See also: expend, for
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Similarly, Rs.105,189 million would be expended for the provision of missing facilities in 11 colleges including Government College for Women Ghulam Muhammadabad, Government Girls College Saifabad, Government Girls College Khurarianwala, Government College for Women Karkhana Bazaar, Government College for Women People's Colony, Government Post Graduate College Samanabad, Government College for Women Gulshan Colony, Government Postgraduate College Jhang, Government Girls College Shorkot and Government College for Women Kamalia, he added.
"The Official Receiver has been unable to determine how the monies were expended or to satisfy himself that these sums were expended for legitimate business purposes," it says.
The amount expended for the latest intervention will be formally released in a Finance Ministry report due out later this month.
Out of the total amount, Rs 1.8 million was estimated to be expended for the privileges of retired Judges of the High Court, on communication, utilities, travel and transport.
We are to report to Congress our verification and any amounts not expended for the specified purposes.
After the DRA '84, any amount expended for demolition of a structure is nondeductible, under Sec.
"Most [funds] are already committed to pay for specific projects; they are in a queue waiting to be expended for ongoing contracts."
Section 637 provides that no fiscal year 2004 funds shall be expended for purchase of a product or service offered by Federal Prison Industries, Inc., unless the agency making the purchase determines that the offered product or service provides the best value to the buying agency.
Some find that the expense of caring for the bodies of the dead--like that expended for the display of John XXIII's body--could be better used in the care of the poor, yet the two are not necessarily exclusive of one another.
* $165,000,000 is appropriated to remain available until expended for necessary expenses for international disaster relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction assistance.
* None of the funds appropriated by this Act shall be obligated or expended for Colombia, Haiti, Liberia, Serbia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, or the Democratic Republic of the Congo except as provided through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.
280B(a)(2) requires the costs expended for the demolition of any 11 structure" to be treated as properly chargeable to the capital account for the land on which it was located.
A recurring issue self-employed persons face is whether amounts expended for self-employed retirement plan (Keogh) and simplified employee pension (SEP) contributions, as well as certain unreimbursed trade or business expenses paid by a partner, are subject to taxation under the Self-Employment Contributions Act (SECA).
1402(a) whether amounts expended for Keogh and SEP contributions on behalf of a self-employed individual qualify as deductible business expenses such that they reduce net earnings from self-employment (and therefore reduce SECA payable by that individual).
The Smiths are entitled to a medical deduction (subject to their adjusted gross income limitation) for the amounts expended for David's halfway house treatment.