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    Re: RECEIVE PAYMENT

    It looks like I will never learn good English.
    Make sure you write grammatically at all times.

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    Question Re: RECEIVE PAYMENT

    "It was bad hunting, and the Tanana people made payment for the bad hunting."

    London Short Story: The White Man's Way (World of Jack London)

    That quote came from Jack London's "The White Man's Way". So, "make payment" is idiomatic after all.

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    Re: RECEIVE PAYMENT

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    "It was bad hunting, and the Tanana people made payment for the bad hunting."

    London Short Story: The White Man's Way (World of Jack London)

    That quote came from Jack London's "The White Man's Way". So, "make payment" is idiomatic after all.
    No it isn't. Note who is speaking the words.

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    Re: RECEIVE PAYMENT

    Jack London was an revered American writer. His writings are at the level of deities.

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    Re: RECEIVE PAYMENT

    In my last post I suggested: note who is speaking the words. The character in London's story is not a native speaker of English. His English is not perfect.

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    Re: RECEIVE PAYMENT

    OK. I got it. Thanks.

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