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In accounting, a slang term for adding numbers vertically on a page.
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A spokesman said: "It is a fact that the public, unfortunately, have to foot the bill every time the RMT call a strike and the responsibility for this cost to the public rests with the RMT.
But doesn't that make it all the more cost-effective for government to foot the bill instead of penalising the rest of us as firms forced to pay out pass on the costs to their customers?
Luckily, P2P United, a group that represents several file-sharing sites, offered to foot the bill after hearing about the situation.
He applied for grants to foot the bill, which came to around $10,000 per classroom.
But she won't be there in person because organisers couldn't afford to foot the bill for her and her entourage.
They own nothing, and they are a continual burden on the taxpayers who foot the bill for the illegals' health care, education, housing, and, soon, Social Security.
Bourguignon crafted an ambitious program to rejuvenate the resort brand, but ultimately couldn't convince his shareholders to foot the bill.
Insurance coverage has become the brass ring of the alternative medicine movement, whose advocates believe demand for their services would skyrocket if more private or federal insurers were willing to foot the bill.
If your guaranteed room is unavailable and you were planning to stay there for more than one night, the hotel is required to foot the bill to put you in a comparable hotel, provide transportation there and back, and pay for a phone call home.
How the government or insurers will foot the bill, however, remains unclear.
With the exception of the largest users, the majority of buyers expect their supplier to foot the bill for AMR installation
The MoD said the Police Service of Northern Ireland would foot the bill.