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shell (sth) out

informal
phrasal verb with shell uk   us   /ʃel/ verb [T]
to pay or give money for something, usually unwillingly: Having shelled out €150 for the tickets, I wasn't going to miss the show.
Translations of “shell (sth) out”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指不情願地)支付,拿出(錢)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指不情愿地)支付,拿出(钱)…
(Definition of shell (sth) out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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