Pay

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Definition

to pay: to spend, use, or give out (money)
verb
This is an irregular verb:
I pay / I paid / I have paid

to pay down ($5,000 for a car): to make a deposit (of $5,000 when buying a car)
verb

the pay: the salary, the wages, the income, the earnings
noun

Examples

  • "Day 1 : In order to pay our debt to the restaurant, Horatio and I have been forced to work in the kitchen."
  • "Then you pay us fat stacks of cash."
  • "These babies have husbands, wives, they pay taxes."
  • "Next time we should probably make them pay before they leave."
  • "I will keep the meter running, so you will pay more later."
  • "-Sir, why did you wait until the last minute to pay your taxes?"
  • "I'll pay by credit card please."
  • "Horatio : I don't even pay taxes!"
  • "Xiao Xiao : Ok, there's no need to beat around my bush*: we want your painting and we're willing to pay for it."
  • "Horatio : I'll take it Bruno, I'll pay."

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