Phrasal Verb: Pay off

Pay off

Meaning: Completely repay a debt

Example: The mortgage will be PAID OFF in twenty-five years.

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Pay off

Meaning: Produce a profitable or successful result

Example: Their patience PAID OFF when he finally showed up and signed the contract.

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