Translation of "expense" - English-Russian dictionary
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at the expense of sth › If you do one thing at the expense of another, doing the first thing harms the second thing.
в ущерб чему-либо, ценой чего-либо
He spent a lot of time at work, at the expense of his marriage.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
at sb's expense › If you do something at someone's expense, they pay for it.
за чей-либо счет
We went on holiday at my father's expense.Costs and expenses › in order to make someone look stupid
на чей-либо счет, в чей-либо адрес
Stop making jokes at my expense.Embarrassing