Example sentences for: pay

How can you use “pay” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Like the Popular Front in 1936, the new government began with a quick-fire set of reforms — a broad program of nationalization, abolition of the death penalty, raising the minimum wage, and the introduction of a fifth week of holiday with pay — until the impact of the world economic crisis imposed a necessary brake.

  • Fortunately, there is a simple solution to the shortage: higher pay.

  • Even if only a small percentage of those allegations are true, the cost to the company in back pay and fines could be immense.

  • These included excess manpower costs due to over estimated military personnel levels, unnecessary advance pay, and funds not needed due to gains from changes in foreign currency exchange rates.

  • There's 1) the cost--in time and/or money--of finding someone who already has a copy, and will give it to you for free or for cheap; 2) the risk of getting caught stealing intellectual property; 3) any premiums you pay to others for incurring such risks (as when you get copies from bootleggers); and 4) informal punishments such as being labeled a cheat or a cheapskate.

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