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repay someone by something

to recompense someone by doing something; to settle a debt with someone by doing something. I will repay you by cutting your lawn free for a year. How's that? Can I repay you by taking you to dinner?
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repay someone for something

to remunerate someone for doing something. I refused to repay him for his excessive expenses. She was repaid for her kindness many times over.
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repay someone with something

to remunerate someone with something. The farmer's wife repaid the plumbers with fresh eggs and cream. We were repaid with fresh eggs from the farm.
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Durham City MP Roberta Blackman-Woods has corrected a Commons error which saw her listed as repaying pounds 240.
Conversely, if it had filed a proper notice of lending, the bank would have eliminated any taint of self-dealing in repaying its own loan and the beneficiaries would have been properly appraised of the fact that, (1) the trust assets were being depleted in order to repay the recorded loan documents, and (2) the bank was a trustee acting as both transferor and transferee of those funds.
Councilwoman Elois Zeanah said she agrees with the importance of repaying the loan, but added that Markey's request may not go far enough.
Repaying a shareholder loan that was used to fund deductible S losses is a taxable event.
Schwarzenegger is committed to repaying the transportation debts he inherited upon his arrival in Sacramento," State Business, Transportation & Housing Agency Secretary Sunne Wright McPeak said.
Global Banking News-July 20, 2015--Greece repaying IMF and ECB
However, banks were expected to prioritise repaying this support, converted into seven-year capital-boosting bonds in late 2009, this year as the value of the capital instruments was diminishing and banks could raise cheaper finance in the market.
Obviously, not repaying the reduced-basis debt or repayment after the debt basis is restored by S income in a subsequent year will avoid current income.
Before repaying any CNs or SLNs, all outstanding Extended Notes must be repaid in full.