›INSURANCE, LAWto decide who is responsible for an accident or event, especially when deciding how much of the costs each person, insurancecompany, etc. should pay: I'm not here to apportion blame, but only to try and resolve the problem.Liability was apportioned 80-20 in his favour.
›ACCOUNTING, TAXto dividecosts between different accounts or uses: apportion sth between sb/sthItems such as gas and electricity bills can be apportioned between home and work use.
I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.
by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a