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  • n. Plural form of expense.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of expense.


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  • Church, liberal as its contributions were, to maintain its pastors and meet its other expenses (he does not say what the _other expenses_ were) entirely.

    Missionary Survey As An Aid To Intelligent Co-Operation In Foreign Missions

  • This assertion disguises the important fact, that _public expenses always_ supersede _private expenses_, and that therefore we bring a livelihood to one workman instead of another, but add nothing to the share of the working class as a whole.

    Essays on Political Economy

  • Only that chiselling on your expenses is acceptable.

    Home is where the heart is, Home Secretary

  • Don't you see that it makes little difference what we call our expenses out here, so long as the farm pays them and gives us a surplus besides?

    The Fat of the Land The Story of an American Farm

  • And yet these three companies pay out each year in what they call expenses to keep the concerns running

    Frenzied Finance Vol. 1: The Crime of Amalgamated

  • GNB has over $300 in expenses this month, ranging from the PO Box, to Echo, to dealing with licensing authorities.

    Testing, testing... ECHO, Echo...

  • The term often used in terms of expenses is 'legitimate business expense' - if our employers (or HMRC for the self-employed) don't think a business expense is legitimate, then it doesn't get paid.

    MP Expenses - They Work For YOU

  • The Home Secretary earns a Ministerial salary of £142,000 and claimed a further £152,000 in expenses in the '06-'07 financial year - including £40,000 paid to her husband who is apparently her assistant, despite living almost 120 miles away from her day-to-day office.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • I see that when it comes to legislation which DOES matter to you - namely what you can get away with pocketing in expenses - you have clearly read the documentation in detail.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • If that continues, your 22-year-old self is looking at an additional $2 million or so in expenses over your lifetime — roughly $4 million in total.

    How American Health Care Killed My Father


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