pay for sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pay for sth

phrasal verb with pay uk   us   /peɪ/ verb (paid, paid)
C2 to be ​punished for doing something ​bad to someone ​else, or to ​suffer because of a ​mistake that you made: We all ​pay for ​ourmistakes in some way at some ​time. He ​tricked me and I'm going to make him ​pay for it!
(Definition of pay for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pay for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…付出代价,因…得到报应…
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…付出代價,因…得到報應…
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