pasarle la cuenta a
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pasarle la cuenta a
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (commerce)
a. to send the bill to
Me llevo este collar y estos pendientes. Pásele la cuenta de las dos cosas a mi esposo, por favor.I'm taking this necklace and these earrings. Send the bill for both things to my husband, please.
b. to bill
¿A quién debo pasarle la cuenta de los gastos de envío, a la empresa o al cliente?Who should I bill for shipping costs, the company or the customer?
2. (to have a negative effect on)
a. to take its toll on
"Su antigua adicción al tabaco le está pasando ahora la cuenta a usted", le dijo el médico a su paciente cuando ella se quejó de una tos persistente."Your old tobacco adiction is now taking its toll on you," the doctor told her patient when she complained of a persistent cough.
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