pay (something) toward (something else)

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pay (something) toward (something else)

To contribute some amount of money as a means of subsidizing some item, activity, or endeavor. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pay" and "toward" to specify the amount of money. The poll reveals that the average citizen is paying nearly a quarter of their salary toward their various debts each month. My employer agreed to pay $5,000 toward my postgraduate degree.
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