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reimburse (one) for (something)

To give one back the money that one has spent on something, typically when one did so at the behest of someone else. You'll have to cover your own expenses on the trip, but just bring back your receipts and we'll reimburse you for them once you're back at the office. Would you mind paying the bill tonight? I can reimburse you for it later!
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reimburse (something) to (one)

To give one back the money that one has spent on something, typically when one did so at the behest of someone else. You'll have to cover your own expenses on the trip, but we'll reimburse them for you once you're back at the office. Would you mind paying the bill tonight? I don't have any cash on me, but I can reimburse it to you later!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

reimburse someone for something

to repay someone for making a purchase, such as a business expense. I will reimburse you for whatever it cost you. The treasurer reimbursed himself for his expenses.
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reimburse something to someone

to repay money to someone, such as a business expense. I will reimburse the money to you. Don't worry. The full cost was reimbursed to me.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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