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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “pay for sth”

pay for sth

phrasal verb with pay /peɪ/ verb (paid)
to be punished for doing something bad to someone else, or to suffer because of a mistake that you made
为…付出代价,因…得到报应
We all pay for our mistakes in some way at some time.
我们都会在某个时候以某种方式为我们所犯的错误付出代价的。
He tricked me and I'm going to make him pay for it!
他欺骗了我,我会让他得到报应的!
Experiencing and suffering
(Definition of pay for sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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