Example sentences for: pay

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

  • The big issues-who would pay for what, who would authorize strikes, and who would pull the trigger-were left for the principals to settle.

  • Today, the paper's front reports that the hospital has apologized to the mother and has promised the state of California that it's instituting a policy of epidural anesthesia to women in labor on demand, regardless of their ability to pay.

  • (Thereby exemplifying one dubious but legal cost-saving device he's making good use of: getting taxpayers to pay for research into what is essentially his private legal problem.)

  • What that trade surplus actually reflects is Russia's sorry state, in which nervous businessmen and corrupt officials siphon off a large fraction of the country's foreign exchange earnings, parking it in safe havens abroad rather than making it available to pay for imports.

  • What makes Brazil's deficit so large is not the size of its debt but the very high interest rates it must pay on that debt--interest rates that are high because of a lack of investor confidence.


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