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    Cool pay for

    Hello!

    Is "for" necessary in this sentence?:


    "If you go there, I'll pay for your expenses. "

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    #2

    Re: pay for

    No. Leave it out.

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    Cool Re: pay for

    Thank you.

    What about: I'll pay for your flat. Is "for" necessary in this case?

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    #4

    Re: pay for

    Yes.

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    Re: pay for

    You pay someone's expenses or costs, and pay for the thing(s) that they actually bought or rented.

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    #6

    Re: pay for

    You might find that in the United States the idiomatic preference is "pay for" in this case.

    Similarly, we using "waiting on" in place of "waiting for" (England). So the answer given above is dependent on that speaker's reference.

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