Phrasal Verbs With 'Pay'

We have 7 phrasal verb definition related to 'pay'.

Pay back

Meaning:

Repay money borrowed

Example:

I PAID BACK the twenty pounds I'd borrowed.

Pay back

Meaning:

Take revenge on

Example:

I'm going to PAY him BACK for that insult.

Pay down

Meaning:

Pay a debt over time

Example:

The British government can't PAY DOWN the national debt.

Pay for

Meaning:

Purchase

Example:

I PAID twenty pounds FOR the book.

Pay into

Meaning:

Deposit money

Example:

I PAID the cash INTO my account.

Pay off

Meaning:

Completely repay a debt

Example:

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

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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