give sb money for goods, services, etc.
give, e.g. attention, respect, etc. to
money received for work
"wages were paid by check"
"he wasted his pay on drink"
"they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
"I paid four dollars for this sandwich"
"Pay the waitress, please"
"Don't pay him any mind"
"give the orders"
"Give him my best regards"
"pay up, please!"
"How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
"Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"
"give thought to"
"give priority to"
"pay attention to"
"It pays to go through the trouble"
"pay a visit"
"pay a call"
"You'll pay for this!"
"She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly"
"You'll pay for this opinion later"
"a favor that cannot be paid back"
"pay a debt"
"pay an obligation"
With statutory incomes controls abolished, both consultants and GPs were getting restive about their pay.
出自： B. Castle
Jones certainly earned his pay.
She must have been receiving wages from some source for he paid her none.
出自： G. Greene
'Have them on me,' she said, when we tried to pay her.
出自： B. Trapido
A three-year contract that will pay him $16.25 million.
I haven't paid yet for this suit.
You pay for it at the time you order it.
I pay weekly for my board and lodging.
We got to the hotel, and I paid for the taxi.
我们到了旅馆,我付了出租汽车费。 pay sb/sth for sth
I have to pay 150 yuan for the sewing machine.
He was promptly paid for it.
他为那事立即得到报酬。 pay for sth
Let me pay for the broken window.
我来赔打破的玻璃窗的费用。 pay for sth
You'll have to pay for your crime.
He paid dearly for his mistake.
He paid for his negligence by losing his job.
Loss of health is too high a price to pay for success in your studies.
为了学习上有成就而搞坏身体,代价太高了。 pay for sb
I'll pay for her, and you'll pay yourself.
His monthly salary is paid into the bank by his employer.
The investor believes that his investment will pay off handsomely soon.
His patience and hard work finally paid off with a gold medal.
It has been rather costly to install the machine, but it should pay off in the long run.
安装这台机器是相当昂贵的,但长远来看是合算的。 pay sth ⇔ off
It's a good feeling to pay off the house after all these years.
Once we have paid off the store, we shall not owe money to any one.
All his debt was paid off with cash.
他所有的债务都是用现金付清的。 pay sb ⇔ off
They are usually paid off at weekends.
他们一般在周末领工资。 pay sb ⇔ off
When the building was completed, he paid off the labourers.
The hired hands were paid off at the end of the harvest season.
It is expected that another twenty of their employees will be paid off before long.
预料他们另有20名雇员不久将遭解雇。 pay sb ⇔ off
The shop owner paid off the robbers so that they didn't wreck his shop.
We had to pay off the man who got us the contract, with 15% of the profit.
我们得付给那位为我们弄到这份合同的人百分之十五的利润。 pay off
Did your daring plan pay off?
如果按照分期付款购买东西,得每月付款。 pay sth ⇔ out
When you move into a house you really have to start paying out money.
The bank pays out interest on its savings accounts every six months.
该银行每六个月结算一次利息。 pay sth ⇔ out
John was paid out for the trick he played on James.
我的货在大火中烧毁了,保险公司将不得不赔偿。 pay sth ⇔ up
Every club member must pay up his membership money before the end of the season.
I will pay for that book.
He paid us to watch his house.
Their nursing costs are paid by the Government.
误 He paid for me ten yuan .
正 He paid me ten yuan.
误 The students will pay their respects for the teachers in one way or another before leaving school.
正 The students will pay their respects to the teachers in one way or another before leaving school.
误 It is a tradition in China that the young generation should pay their respects for the old.
正 It is a tradition in China that the young generation should pay their respects to the old.
析 pay respect(s)之后接to,不可接for。但 have〔show〕 respect之后可以接to也可以接for。
误 After ten years of hard work, they finally paid their debts.
正 After ten years of hard work, they finally paid off their debts.
析 pay off是“还清”的意思。而误句中没有off,只是说“还了债务”。
误 Much attention should be paid on your pronunciation.
正 Much attention should be paid to your pronunciation.
析 pay attention to为固定词组,表示“注意…”,表此义时不可说pay attention on。
误 Have you paid the article under your arm?
正 Have you paid for the article under your arm?
误 I have paid 100 yuan on it.
正 I have paid 100 yuan for it.
析 “付…的钱”“为…付钱”,要用pay for。
误 I haven't paid for the driver yet.
正 I haven't paid the driver yet.
误 Come on.I'll pay you a drink.
正 Come on.I'll buy〔get〕 you a drink.
析 表示“出钱请客人”时不用pay sb sth 结构,应该用buy或get。
误 Did he pay back the book he borrowed last month?
正 Did he return the book he borrowed last month?
误 Very few office workers get a good pay.
正 Very few office workers get good pay.