settle an account

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See: quit, repay
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BRIAN ELLISON has lost the battle to keep hold of seven of his two-year-olds after they were entered for the Doncaster sales in August to settle an account between the sales company and an owner, writes Laura King.
law firm to settle an account owing for services rendered of $40,000 (U.
The Malton-based trainer, who has 20 two-year-olds in training, had been forced to enter the group to settle an account with the sales company after one of his principal patrons said he had run into financial difficulty.