Italian translation of paying
Example Sentences Including 'paying'
He'd no intention of ever paying a shilling on those mortgages.KICK BACK (2002)
But according to Moira, Jett had to keep working to keep paying the bills.DEAD BEAT (2002)
The car woke me up, and I got up because I thought she might have gone off without paying.DEAD BEAT (2002)
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Word forms: past tense past participle paid
pagato be in sb's pay
essere pagato(‑a) da or essere al servizio di qn
he paid him £10
- (debt, account)
gli ha dato 10 sterlineto pay for sth
pagare qcI paid £15 for that record
quel disco l'ho pagato 15 sterlinehow much did you pay for it?
quanto l'hai pagato?to be or get paid on Fridays
prendere or riscuotere la paga il venerdìa badly paid worker
un(‑a) lavoratore(‑trice) mal pagato(‑a)they pay me more on Sundays
la domenica mi pagano di piùthat's what you're paid for
sei pagato per questoto pay one's way (to contribute one's share)
pagare la propria parte(to remain solvent, company)
coprire le speseto put paid to (plan, person)
impedireto pay the penalty (figurative)
pagare le conseguenzeto pay dividends (finance)
dare buoni frutti
- (be profitable to) (also figurative)
convenire ait won't pay you to do that
non ti conviene farlo
I wasn't paying attention to what the teacher was saying
non stavo prestando attenzione a quello che diceva l'insegnante
pagareto pay in advance
pagare in anticipodon't worry, I'll pay
non preoccuparti, pagherò iocan I pay by cheque?
posso pagare con un assegno?I paid by credit card
ho pagato con la carta di creditothey paid for her to go to Italy
le hanno pagato il viaggio in Italia
- (be profitable)
convenirethe business doesn't pay
l'attività non rende or non è redditiziait pays to be courteous
ci si guadagna sempre ad essere gentileit pays to advertise
far pubblicità conviene sempreit pays to shop around
conviene confrontare i prezzicrime doesn't pay
il delitto non paga
- (figurative, to suffer)
pagareshe paid for it with her life
le è costato la vita,
ha pagato con la vitaI'll make you pay for this!
te la farò pagare!
Example Sentences Including 'pay'
A Fardohnyan queen was a small price to pay for the guarantee that Hablet was unable to make war on them.TREASON KEEP (2001)
The Eighth did hide, hide all away, But the Seven caught him and made him pay.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
On a captain's pay , you can't afford a drink here, let alone indulge your rather exotic tastes.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Translation of paying from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary
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