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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. 付清工资后遣散(某人) 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 用钱封住(某人)的嘴,收买(某人) There were rumours that key witnesses had been paid off to keep quiet. 谣传说关键证人都被收买,不肯出面作证。 Fraud and corruption
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