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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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Chelsea Building Society Must be repaid by the age of 75.
King insists those loans will not have to be repaid and said: "Those providing the soft loans are actually providing them as an equity substitute.
The company already repaid the Flemish government EUR 1.
ADCB, the country's third-largest lender by market value, had repaid Dh4 billion of the loan in March 2013.
The remaining amount of Dh3 billion will be repaid in equal instalment in Q1 and Q2 of 2013 ," the bank said.
However, the report shows that he actually repaid pounds 2,269.
Perception of the respondents on social benefits in relation to different levels of payment of three hundred respondent farmers who constituted the sample, about 16 percent of them have repaid the loan fully, 36.
Treasury rules indicate that BofA will be free from TARP restrictions and Feinberg's rulings once it has repaid the capital investment, even if the government still holds the bank's warrants.
Indmar, in turn, made regular monthly interest payments to the shareholders based on an annual interest rate of 10% and also repaid various amounts to them.
A general obligation bond is repaid directly by the state's taxpayers.
Hudson Realty Capital LLC, the sponsor of two real estate funds, has announced it has been repaid on three loans: one mezzanine financing and two first mortgages totaling more than $10 million.
In addition, she has repaid rent allowance of pounds 7,653.
Either one can take care of the valleys in cash flow and can be repaid during the peak periods.
parent's debt obligation which is repaid 5 months later; 6.
On December 29, 2006, Navistar voluntarily repaid $200 million of the $1.