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    Cool Pay for

    Hello!

    I sometimes don't know when to use "for" with the verb "to pay".

    Can you tell me if these phrases are correct, please?:

    -To pay for a flat

    -To pay taxes

    -To pay a fine

    -To pay the doctor or for the doctor

    -To pay a share

    Thank you
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    Re: Pay for



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    Cool Re: Pay for

    Thank you.

    Can we use 'To pay the doctor or for the doctor' interchangeably?

    Thank you
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    Re: Pay for

    They have slightly different implications.

    'Get whatever help you need - I'll pay for the best doctor you can find' means the speaker won't necessarily be involved in the actual transaction - s/he'll just pick up the bills.

    'You get back to work. I'll pay the doctor' means the speaker will actually do the paperwork.

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