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pay

one's last respects (to someone) to go to someone's funeral. I paid my last respects to Mr. Kantor yesterday. Scores of people came to pay their last respects.

pay someone (for something) (with something)

to make payment with something to someone for something or for doing something. I will pay you for the loan you made me with the money I get from selling my car. I will pay you with a check.
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These few, who do no work, determine what pay the vast hive shall have who DO work.
It could not pay him to be a better one than he was, because I could not afford to buy things through him.
I am a broken and impoverished man; a beggar's staff must be my portion through life, supposing I were to pay you fifty crowns.
My oath on it," said Andres, "your worship will be well advised to obey the command of that good knight- may he live a thousand years- for, as he is a valiant and just judge, by Roque, if you do not pay me, he will come back and do as he said.
Really; and you think this cousin pays her attentions?
Once more," said Colbert, irritated -- "once more, if you had any sum to pay, would you not pay what you ought?
What wilt thou pay this knight, Sir Prior, to give thee release of his land?
It was my greatest ambition during the summer to save money enough with which to pay this debt.
I shall pay for the wives to their fathers and send them to you in three days.
There will be chickens, pigs, vegetables, fruit trees, and everything like that; and there will be enough cows to pay for a hired man or two.
The difficulty is to pay the few debts left standing, and to start the two sons in life.
When I pay off, I shall send my money home to wait for me.
The engagement of the workmen, their pay, and all the necessary details of the work, devolved upon the Coldspring Company.
Secondly, in their dealings with the State: when there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income; and when there is anything to be received the one gains nothing and the other much.
An interesting phase of life, and the pay is big enough to attract many aspirants.