English definition of “pay”
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/peɪ/ (paid, paid)
› [I or T] to give money to someone for work that they have done: He hates his job, but at least it pays well. Most of these women are very poorly paid and work in terrible conditions.pay $20/€50/£5, etc. for sth They pay $30 an hour for editing work. I don't get paid until the end of the month.
› [I] to give an advantage to someone or something: pay to do sth When it comes to your retirement, it doesn't pay to take too many risks.
pay through the nose (for sth) informal › to pay too much money for something: There's no point in getting a bargain flight only to pay through the nose for car hire.
pay your way › to pay for yourself rather than allowing someone else to pay: I got a part-time job to help pay my way through university.
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Translations of “pay”
||돈을 지불하다, 급료, 보수를 주다…
||يَدْفَع, يَدْفَع (الأجر)…
||payer, faire, présenter…
||ödemek, vermek, yapılan iş karşılığı ücret ödemek/vermek…
|in Chinese (Traditional)
||購買, 付費, 付酬…
||платить, платить (за работу), быть выгодным…
||płacić (za), zapłacić (za), opłacić…
||pagar, retribuir, remunerar (trabajo)…
||bezahlen, sich auszahlen, zollen…
|in Chinese (Simplified)
||购买, 付费, 付酬…