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Meaning of “on the slate” in the English Dictionary

"on the slate" in British English

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on the slate

UK informal (of the ​price of ​food or ​drink that a ​regularcustomerbuys) ​recorded so that they can ​pay for it at another ​time: Could you put these ​drinks on the slate?
(Definition of on the slate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on the slate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 记账,赊账…
in Chinese (Traditional) 記賬,賒賬…
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