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 somethingand 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.
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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