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pay into (something)

To contribute money to an account, pool, or some other accumulation of funds. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pay" and "into" to specify the amount of money being paid. All employees pay about 21% of their salaries into the pension fund. I've started paying into a savings account that I only use at Christmas.
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pay something into something

 and pay something in
to pay an amount of money into an account. Mary paid forty dollars into my account by mistake. She paid in a lot of money. I have an account here and I want to pay something in.
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pay into something

to pay money into an account. I intend to pay into my vacation account until I have enough for a nice vacation. We paid a lot into our savings account this month.
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They didn't need to speak English well to work on the line processing chicken, and the pay, which was higher than minimum wage and included health insurance, was better than the pay in pencil manufacturing, the other dominant local industry.
65 million log ins, up 4% on the previous peak day of 28 February 2014, and 700,000 pay ins, up 5% on 28 February.