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pick up the tab (for something)

(also pick up the bill (for something)) to ​pay for something, esp. for what someone ​else has ​bought or used: The ​company will pick up the ​tab for this ​trip.
(Definition of pick up the tab (for something) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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