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"pay sth off" in British English

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pay sth off

phrasal verb with pay uk   us   /peɪ/ verb (paid, paid)
B2 to ​pay back ​money that you ​owe: We should be ​able to ​pay off the ​debt within two ​years.
(Definition of pay sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pay sth off

phrasal verb with pay uk   us   /peɪ/ verb (paid, paid)
FINANCE to ​finishpaying back ​money that you ​owe for something: pay off a debt/loan/mortgage Student ​loans are usually ​paid off at a very ​preferentialrate.
(Definition of pay sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pay sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 还清(欠款)…
in Turkish tüm borcunu kapatmak/ödemek…
in Russian погашать долг, расплачиваться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 還清(欠款)…
in Polish spłacić coś…
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