You have two bills for $100 each. You paid $150. So $100 paid/bought/was for the first bill and the other $50 paid part of your second bill. you still need to pay the other part of the second bill.

I know that the bold words are not accurate and maybe wrong but what is the best verb that suits the context? Are there any other mistakes in my sentence?

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cover, maybe. See definition 1 e (1) : to make provision for (a demand or charge) by means of a reserve or deposit Your balance is insufficient to cover the check.

You could say that the $150 covered the first bill and part of the second.

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