pay sb off translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "pay sb off" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

pay sb off

phrasal verb with pay /peɪ/ verb (paid)
If your employer pays you off, they pay you for the last time and then end your job, because they do not need you or could not pay you in the future.
Firing staff and being fired
informal to give someone money so that they will not do or say something, or so that they will go away
There were rumours that key witnesses had been paid off to keep quiet.
Fraud and corruption
Translations of “pay sb off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 付清工資後遣散(某人), 用錢封住(某人)的嘴,收買(某人)…
(Definition of pay sb off from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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