Example sentences for: payments

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

  • If we consider, for a moment, that the primary aim behind reform is the reduction of influence-peddling, then we can look at the present campaign system as a political-influence market: people making payments in return for policy favors.

  • Though it's possible that a Florida jury handing down a verdict in a class-action suit that could mean the companies will be shelling out even more multibillion-dollar payments might have something to do with the downturn."

  • Relative to federal spending subject to annual appropriations-defense and nondefense discretionary spending-the share devoted to federal health programs and Social Security payments has grown steadily over time.

  • Under such conditions, the more likely result would be a rise in the rate of interest and a more rapid increase in federal interest payments than our simulations display.

  • The payments made by Federal employees are in the nature of taxes, compulsory payments demanded by the Government through the exercise of its power to compel payment.

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