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pay sb/sth back

phrasal verb with pay uk   us   /peɪ/ verb (paid, paid)
B1 to ​pay someone the ​money that you ​owe them: Can you ​lend me a ​fiver? I'll ​pay you/it back ​tomorrow.
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pay sb/sth back

phrasal verb with pay uk   us   /peɪ/ verb (paid, paid)
to ​pay someone the ​money that you ​owe them: You need to ​pay back the ​loan within five ​years. I'm happy to ​lend you the ​money, but when will you ​pay me back?
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