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foots the bill (for)

phrase
present tense third-person singular of foot the bill (for)

Synonyms of foots the bill (for)

to pay the living expenses of
  • They continued to foot the bill for their son well into his twenties but warned him that their support would soon end and he needed to find a job.

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“Foots the bill (for).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/foots%20the%20bill%20%28for%29. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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