file with

file (something) with (someone or something)

To give or submit paperwork to someone or something. Have you filed your expense report with Elaine yet? Please tell me that you filed a permit with the city before starting construction.
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file something with someone or something

to submit an application or a document to someone or a group. You must file this copy with the state office. I will file this with my boss.
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