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Usage examples for debit

  1. Then we take off one- third the price of the boat, along with the cost of any other supplies they may have had in company, and divide the balance and enter it to each separate man's credit, leaving two- thirds of the price of the boat at the debit of the boat account. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  2. When we look at the record of the past year, 1951, we find important things on both the credit and the debit side of the ledger. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. If I must sum up at all on what, for want of a better word, I have called the " spiritual" count, I can only say that there will be a distinct increase of " character," and leave it to the reader to decide whether that falls on the debit or the credit side. – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy
  4. Of course if she gets worsted from our shop we have to debit her with it, and see that she returns it. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  5. Would Lord Silverbridge be so good as to pay the money to Mr. Green Griffin and debit him, Tifto, with the share of his loss? – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  6. He had doubtless yielded to strong compulsion when driven into a corner from which, for one of his nature, there was no escape, and now that he was dead, I had transferred my score against him to the debit of the usurer. – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  7. That is a debit and credit affair. – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  8. On the debit side much might be added to what has already been said. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  9. They make us feel that there is a debit as well as a credit column when we compare our system of social life with theirs. – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  10. When a person does you an injury, debit him until you have a chance to credit his account with some good turn; when you credit his account be sure you overpay what you are owing him, so you will have a balance coming to your credit. – Dollars and Sense by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
  11. There were Empire and Alhambra programmes, a bundle of racing wires, and an account from a bookmaker showing a small debit balance. –  by
  12. When this wretched rebellion is over, and you are well back at Greenwood, and may that be soon, I will visit you and endeavour to settle debit and credit. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  13. To place typographical errors to the debit of an author's account- not very numerous for a work of eight hundred pages- suggests either an inexperienced or a strongly prejudiced critic. – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns
  14. I have in my mind a commercial married man auditing in his debit and credit mind the matrimonial balance sheet. – The Law and the Poor by Edward Abbott Parry
  15. Mr Oliver Onions can be judged only on his trilogy, In Accordance with the Evidence, The Debit Account, and The Story of Louie, for these are creative works, threaded and connected; they are an attempt and, on the whole, a very successful one, to take a section of life and to view it from different angles. – A Novelist on Novels by W. L. George
  16. He took out his little book and put down:- Dress- Suit Account Debit Credit Operating expenses. – Skinner's Dress Suit by Henry Irving Dodge
  17. Do you think head office would let us debit it to charges? – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  18. 8787. You entered that to his debit? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  19. And I am disposed to think that many a philanthropist, if weighed in that balance, would be found to have a debit side bigger than his credit. – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
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