Translation of "pay sb/sth back" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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pay sb/sth back

phrasal verb with pay uk /peɪ/ 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. 能借给我5英镑吗?我明天还你。

More examples

  • He still hasn't paid me back that money he owes me.
  • If I could borrow 20 pounds I'll pay you back next week.
  • She lent me some money last month and I forgot to pay her back.
  • They promised to pay me back and they never did.
  • I have borrowed money from people in the past but I've always paid them back.

(Translation of “pay sb/sth back” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)