English version

bill something as something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbill something as something phrasal verbto advertise or describe something in a particular way The castle bills itself as the oldest in England. bill→ See Verb table
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bill as For an ugly moment I had been convinced she had guessed the real reason for my avid professional interest in Bill Francis.To see a video, consumers would pick one from a wide selection and would be billed later.Bank bills are classified as either eligible or ineligible.Its springtime for President Bill Clinton as he watches his Republican challengers rip each other to shreds.By the time Warren returned from Wyoming, Newlands' bill, disguised as his own, had cleared both houses.You may also negotiate cash advances from your bank, using the bill of exchange as security.Omissions from the Bill are perhaps as significant as its contents.In that case, Hurley could have billed himself as the 60-Second Psychic.The boxing match was billed as "the fight of the century."
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Verb table
bill
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybill
he, she, itbills
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybilled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave billed
he, she, ithas billed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad billed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bill
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have billed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam billing
he, she, itis billing
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you, we, theyare billing
Past
I, he, she, itwas billing
you, we, theywere billing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been billing
he, she, ithas been billing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been billing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be billing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been billing
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