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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “pay off”

pay off

phrasal verb with pay /peɪ/ verb (paid)
If something you have done pays off, it is successful
取得成功,得到好結果
All her hard work paid off in the end, and she finally passed the exam.
她的所有努力最終有了收穫——她終於通過了考試。
Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
(Definition of pay off from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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