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Let me pay for dinner.
Can I pay you for this?
Will you be paying by cash, cheque, or credit card?
I’d like to pay with my card.
Can I pay in dollars?
There’s a reduction if you pay cash.
Can I pay the bill, please?
We still haven’t paid them for the repairs to the roof.
We had to pay them over £100 to sort it out.
Now I’ll have to pay to get the car fixed.
We’ll probably pay more in tax this year.
Did you pay the gas bill?
She was in a job paying over £60,000 a year.
My new job pays well.
It pays to cover the pool to keep out falling leaves.
It would pay you to get it properly checked.
The message you get from the film is simple: crime doesn’t pay.
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.
A more efficient machine would pay for itself within a year.
I paid good money for those shoes, and you’ve only worn them twice.
Most people only paid lip service to the state religion.
One day you will all pay the price for your selfish behaviour.
We are here tonight to pay tribute to one of the greatest actors of all time.
Please pay my respects to your mother.
Your children grow up and they start to pay their way.
This is the British English definition of pay. View American English definition of pay.