pay 中文意思是?pay 英文用法大集合!

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「 pay 」中文意思除了付錢的基本定義,還有什麼其他意思或用法呢?

《EnglishClass 101》講師 Alisha 在 Youtube 上面列舉了 pay 的中文意思及其它英文用法,一起來看看吧!

基本定義

  • to give money in exchange for goods or services 以錢換取商品或服務

ex. I got paid today!

我今天拿到薪水了!

ex. He pays staff on the 20th of every month.

他每月20號支付員工薪水。

其他意義

  • to give an advantage to someone/something 為某人/某事提供優勢

ex. Crime doesn’t pay.

多行不義必自斃。

ex. It pays to have good connections.

擁有良好的關係是有好處的。

  • to give something 給些東西

ex. Hey, pay attention! I’m talking!

嘿,注意一下!我正在說話!

ex. We’re here to pay respects to grandfather.

我們在這裡向祖父致敬。

  • to suffer consequences of something 遭受非些事情的後果 ; 因..得到報應 ; 為..付出代價

ex. You shall pay for your crimes against humanity!

你應該為你違反人性的犯罪付出代價!

ex. We drank too much last night and we’re paying for it this morning.

我們昨晚喝太多了, 所以今早正在承受這後果。

其他變異

  • to pay back 償還

– to return money owed 償還.還錢

ex. Sorry it took so long to pay you back.

很抱歉這麼久才還你。

ex. Hey, you haven’t paid me back for dinner last week.

嘿,你上週還沒還我一頓晚餐呢!

ex. I need to pay back my friend.

= I need to pay my friend back.

我要還朋友錢。

ex. I need to pay my friend back for coffee.

我需要還一杯咖啡給我朋友。

  • to pay off something 清償

– to finish making payments on a purchase 完成付款

ex. I’v paid off my house.

我付完了我的房子。

ex. I pay off my credit card every month.

我每個月還清我的信用卡。

ex. When do you expect to pay off your credit card?

你希望何時能夠還清你的信用卡?

 

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