Definition Get paid

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Definition

to get paid: to receive money for work completed, to receive wages
verb
Have you gotten paid yet? Did you receive your money from your boss?

This is an irregular verb:
I get paid / I got paid / I have gotten paid

Examples

  • "I realise that today is only the 18th, and we usually don't get paid till around the last day of the month, but I'm in trouble."
  • "Shrimp catchers get paid 300 Aussie dollars for only 3 hours' work a day!"
  • "But more accurately, I'm the winner because I'm getting paid for organizing this."

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