English version

the (old) bill

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe (old) billthe (old) billSCP British English spoken the police bill
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the (old) billThe education measure disturbed Bryant enough that he voted against the bill in its final form.Keith Cowie's work fits the bill on all counts.There was strong opposition in Washington to the many generous provisions of the bill.Lawmakers initially had been scheduled to vote on the bill Friday, but postponed the balloting for lack of sufficient votes.They were standing at the desk by now and the girl was working on the bill.Did she suspect I had no money to pay the bill?The strength of the argument for splitting the bill is evident in the reaction of the two Republican senators from Texas.But Jim says the Minister asked for extras which added nearly £20,000 to the bill.
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