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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “pay”

pay

verb (BUY)
购买
    /peɪ/ (paid)
[I or T] to give money to someone for something you want to buy or for services provided
付费;付酬
How much did you pay for the tickets?
你买那些票花了多少钱?
I pay my taxes.
我缴付税款。
Will you pay these cheques into (US usuallydeposit these checks in) my account for me?
替我把这些支票存进账户里好吗?
[+ two objects] I'll pay you the fiver back tomorrow.
我明天还你那5英镑。
I paid the driver (in/with) cash.
我付给司机现金。
Would you prefer to pay with/by cash, cheque or credit card?
你喜欢用现金、支票还是信用卡支付?
[+ obj + to infinitive ] I think we'll need to pay a builder to take this wall down.
我想我们得雇个建筑工人来把这面墙推倒。
Did Linda pay you for looking after her cats while she was away?
琳达出门时让你替她照看她的猫,有没有付钱给你?
I paid (out) a lot of money to get the washing machine fixed and it still doesn't work!
我花了一大笔钱修洗衣机,结果还是不能用!
Paying and spending moneyBuying and selling in general
pay for itself If something pays for itself, it works so well that it saves the same amount of money that it cost
使损益相当;够本
The advertising should pay for itself.
这则广告所带来的收益应该能够本。
Profits and losses
(Definition of pay verb (BUY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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