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pay off

phrasal verb with pay /peɪ/ verb (paid)
If something you have done pays off, it is successful
取得成功,得到好结果
All her hard work paid off in the end, and she finally passed the exam.
她的所有努力最终有了收获——她终于通过了考试。
Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
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