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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.

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.
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It is natural," said Colbert, with a proud ease, "that you should be ignorant of the usages of state-finance; but, monsieur, when you have a thousand livres to pay, what do you do?
I never have a thousand livres to pay," replied D'Artagnan.
You would have had to pay the courier a percentage.
He would come and demand his hundred francs, and I should have to pay.
At a word since I must needs, for once, hold a candle to the devil what ransom am I to pay for walking on Watling-street, without having fifty men at my back?
Very good; we allow but half as much; we pay her only a tenth of a cent a day; and --"
What wilt thou pay this knight, Sir Prior, to give thee release of his land?
I do not refuse, brother Andres," said the farmer, "be good enough to come along with me, and I swear by all the orders of knighthood there are in the world to pay you as I have agreed, real by real, and perfumed.
It is no secret that we are out of favor for a night or two, in consequence of three figures having been paid for one of us, this very day, by a bossess, whose father stopped payment within three hours after he signed the cheque that was to pay the importer.
The great writer had recently died in a foreign land - in dire poverty, Martin remembered, which was not to be wondered at, considering the magnificent pay authors receive.
But when the Shimerdas found that Jake sold his pig in town that day, Ambrosch worked it out in his shrewd head that Jake had to sell his pig to pay his fine.
Now the meaning of "credit" is this--when a customer buys a bar of soap, instead of the customer pulling out a purse and paying for it--she says she will pay another time.
Does that mean you won't pay for it after having told me I could get it?
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.