reverse the charges

idiom

variants or reverse the charge
British
: to arrange to have the cost of a phone call paid by the person who is called

Examples of reverse the charges in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The independent market monitor’s request to reverse the charges has split lawmakers. James Barragán, Dallas News, 12 Mar. 2021 That’s because D’Andrea had warned about unforeseen consequences, including more bankruptcies by market participants, if the Legislature opted to reverse the charges. James Barragán, Dallas News, 11 Mar. 2021 The first victims, whose credit card numbers were stolen, will see the charges and get in touch with their banks, who will likely reverse the charges. Jessica Roy, Los Angeles Times, 6 Sep. 2022 If a hacker gets a credit card number and goes on a shopping spree, a bank can often reverse the charges, but the use of cryptocurrency makes funds nearly impossible to get back. Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN, 14 May 2021 Hughes’s bill, SB 2142, states that the PUC has the authority to reverse the charges and orders it to mandate reversing them by Saturday, March 20. Bethany Blankley, Washington Examiner, 17 Mar. 2021 Phelan also offered the strongest rebuke by a top state official yet of the push to reverse the charges, warning of government interference in the free market. James Barragán, Dallas News, 16 Mar. 2021 Texas politicians are demanding that the state’s utility commission and power grid operator reprice the market to reverse the charges involved, while generators, market experts and others are warning that such a move would lead to a loss of trust in Texas markets. Russell Gold, WSJ, 11 Mar. 2021

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