有“pay”组成的固定短语有哪些?

请标明各短语意思?

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草祭竹夭 15级
2010-04-05 回答
pay off 
1. 偿清(债务):支付(债务)的全部数额 
2. 带来利益 
A bet that paid off poorly.
 
没有多大利息的赌注
 
3. 报复:为…或向…报复;报复 
4. 结算工资:由于要解雇(雇员)支付工资 
5. 【非正式用语】 贿赂 
6. 【航海】 使(船首)转向下风:转向或使(船)转向下风 
pay out 
1. 把(钱)花掉;花费 
2. 缓缓放松:通过放松使(绳或索)放出 
pay up 
1. 付清全部款项:缴清所要求的全部资金数额 
he who pays the piper calls the tune 
1. (谚)谁出钱谁做主;谁承担费用谁有决定权 
in the pay of 
1. 受雇于 
pay one's compliments 
pay court to 
pay dearly 
1. 花大价钱(或努力)得到 
His master must have paid dearly for such a magnificent beast.
 
他的老板为这头异兽一定花了不少钱。
 
pay one's dues 
His master must have paid dearly for such a magnificent beast.
 
他的老板为这头异兽一定花了不少钱。
 
pay for itself 
1. (物品,系统)赚(或节省)下足以支付购买费用的钱款 
pay its (或 one's) way 
1. (企业)赢利以支付开销;(人)挣钱以支付费用 
pay one's last respects 
1. 向(死者)告别 
pay one's respects 
1. 拜访,拜望 
We went to pay our respects to the head lama.
 
我们前去拜望大喇嘛。
 
pay through the nose 
1. (非正式)付费过高 
you pays your money and you takes your choice 
1. (非正式)无所选择,无从选择 
pay someone back 
1. 偿付(借款) 
A regular amount was deducted from my wages to pay her back.
 
定期从我工资中扣钱还她。
 
pay something back 
1. 偿付(借款) 
The money should be paid back with interest.
 
这笔钱应连本带利偿付。
 
[with two objs]they did pay me back the money.
 
他们确实把钱还给了我们。
 
pay something in 
1. 存钱(进银行户头) 
pay someone off 
1. 付清工资解雇 
When directors are fired, they should not be lavishly paid off.
 
当董事们被解雇时,他们不应得到一大笔清算工资。
 
pay something off 
1. 偿清(借款) 
You may have saved up enough to pay off your second mortgage.
 
你可能已经攒足钱来偿清第二期抵押借款。
 
pay something out (或 pay out) 
1. (从某人控制的专款中)支付巨额款项 
Insurers can refuse to pay out.
 
保险公司可能会拒绝理赔。
 
2. 放开,放松(绳索) 
I began paying out the nylon line.
 
我开始放出尼龙绳。
 
pay up (或 pay something up) 
1. 还清,全部付清借款 
You got ninety days to pay up the principal.
 
你有90天的时间来付清本金。
 
习惯用语 
pay (one's) dues 
1.获得自己应得的:通过艰苦工作、长期的经验或痛苦而获得应得的权利或地位 
She paid her dues in small-town theaters before getting a part in a Broadway play.
 
她通过在小城镇的戏剧院出名后才在纽约百老汇戏剧娱乐业获得了一席之地
 
pay (one's) way 
1.付出,出钱:捐献出自己的一份;为自己支付 
pay the piper 
1.承担某事的后果 
pay through the nose【非正式用语】 
1.付出过高的代价