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VERB 付；支付；偿还 When you pay an amount of money to someone, you give it to them because you are buying something from them or because you owe it to them. When you pay something such as a bill or a debt, you pay the amount that you owe.
Accommodation is free — all you pay for is breakfast and dinner...
We paid £35 for each ticket...
VERB 给…付工资；给…付酬 When you are paid, you get your wages or salary from your employer.
The lawyer was paid a huge salary...
I get paid monthly...
N-UNCOUNT 工资；薪水 Your pay is the money that you get from your employer as wages or salary.
...their complaints about their pay and conditions.
...the workers' demand for a twenty per cent pay rise.
VERB （为获得帮助或服务）付钱给 If you are paid to do something, someone gives you some money so that you will help them or perform some service for them.
Students were paid substantial sums of money to do nothing all day but lie in bed...
If you help me, I'll pay you anything.
VERB （政府或机构通过提高价格、税率等使某人）为…买单 If a government or organization makes someone pay for something, it makes them responsible for providing the money for it, for example by increasing prices or taxes.
...a legally binding international treaty that establishes who must pay for environmental damage...
If you don't subsidize ballet and opera, seat prices will have to go up to pay for it.
VERB （工作、交易或投资）有…报酬，产生…利润 If a job, deal, or investment pays a particular amount, it brings you that amount of money.
We're stuck in jobs that don't pay very well...
The account does not pay interest on a credit balance.
VERB （工作、交易或投资）有收益，盈利 If a job, deal, or investment pays, it brings you a profit or earns you some money.
There are some agencies now specialising in helping older people to find jobs which pay...
They owned land; they made it pay.
VERB 存（钱）；储蓄 When you pay money into a bank account, you put the money in the account.
He paid £20 into his savings account...
There is nothing more annoying than queueing when you only want to pay in a few cheques.
VERB 有利；有好处；值得 If a course of action pays, it results in some advantage or benefit for you.
It pays to invest in protective clothing...
He talked of defending small nations, of ensuring that aggression does not pay.
VERB 付出代价；受到惩罚 If you pay for something that you do or have, you suffer as a result of it.
Britain was to pay dearly for its lack of resolve...
Why should I pay the penalty for somebody else's mistake?...
VERB （与某些名词连用，表示施予某物或做某事）进行（访问）/给予（注意） You use pay with some nouns, for example in the expressions pay a visit and pay attention, to indicate that something is given or done.
Do pay us a visit next time you're in Birmingham...
He felt a heavy bump, but paid no attention to it...
ADJ （电视节目）付费的，收费的 Pay television consists of programmes and channels which are not part of a public broadcasting system, and for which people have to pay.
The company has set up joint-venture pay-TV channels in Belgium, Spain, and Germany.
PHRASE 赚回成本 If something that you buy or invest in pays for itself after a period of time, the money you gain from it, or save because you have it, is greater than the amount you originally spent or invested.
...investments in energy efficiency that would pay for themselves within five years.
PHRASE 受雇于；被…收买 If you say that someone is in the pay of a certain person or group, you disapprove of the fact that they are being paid by and are working for that person or group, often secretly or illegally.
He was murdered at a presidential rally by gunmen in the pay of drug traffickers.
PHRASE 自食其力；养活自己 If you pay your way, you have or earn enough money to pay for what you need, without needing other people to give or lend you money.
I went to college anyway, as a part-time student, paying my own way...
The British film industry could not pay its way without a substantial export market.