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    Lightbulb pay sb to do

    If I say I will pay you $500 to swim, what does it mean?

    Does it mean that I do the swimming, or you do the swimming?

    Thank you.
    Have a nice weekend.

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    Re: pay sb to do

    Quote Originally Posted by panicmonger View Post
    If I say I will pay you $500 to swim, what does it mean?

    Does it mean that I do the swimming, or you do the swimming?

    Thank you.
    Have a nice weekend.
    As it stands, without context, it could mean either.

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