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Let me pay for dinner.
Can I pay you for this?
Will you be paying by cash, check, or credit card?
I'd like to pay with my credit card.
Can I pay in dollars?
There's a reduction if you pay cash.
Can I pay the bill, please?
She was in a job paying over $60,000 a year.
My new job pays well.
The message you get from the movie is simple: crime doesn't pay.
It pays to cover the pool to keep out falling leaves.
It would pay you to get it properly checked.
It was an outrage, and somebody was going to pay.
They had made him look like a fool and now they were going to pay for it.
We may pay dearly for our arrogance.
She had ruined his life and now he was going to make her pay.
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