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Definition to pay someone back for an expense for which you are responsible
  • My employer will reimburse me for the cost of meals while I'm at the conference.
  • The insurance company reimbursed me for all the repairs.
  • My parents reimburse me for the books I buy for school.
  • Others simply say, "You will receive no reimbursement for donating tissue."
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • It is therefore often the compensation by which a frightened man reimburses himself for the miseries of Fear.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • We are drawing up severance terms that will include a reimbursement of those monies.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • He said right away to Wanda, 'I won't be able to pay you now, to reimburse you right away for the weapons.'
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • Broarwood would reimburse us the cost of the hearing aids, he said.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • You must let me reimburse you!
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • I'll reimburse you the thirty-nine pounds if you're that bothered."
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • As a matter of fact, who's going to reimburse me for all the other caskets, and everything else, that I've contributed since The Day?
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • What I didn't — and couldn't — say was that there wasn't enough money to reimburse even a quarter of the clients.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • He also followed Grundy's opinion, deviating only in his much stronger emphasis on Article 10 of Pickney's Treaty which dealt with reimbursement.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • "Reimbursement would be pointless," Guo Ming said.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • The town would be happy to reimburse you for expenses.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • I hereby promise to reimburse you the 150 crowns.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • "They reimburse the volunteers' families, wire-head."
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • The reimbursement check that arrived at his door offered him a painless way out of his automobile venture.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • He could reimburse the government for all the people and property he had destroyed and still have enough money left over to continue buying Egyptian cotton.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Then the Consul realized, belatedly, that the treeship would be ideal for the upcoming evacuation, its expenses ultimately to be reimbursed by the Hegemony.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion

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