简明英汉词典

pay back
v.
偿还(借款), 报答, 报复

现代英汉词典

pay
[peI]
vt., vi.
paid, paying

(1)

付(款);支付;缴纳
He paid £5 for the book.
他买这本书花了五英镑。
"I'd like to pay by cheque, please."
我想用支票支付。
I paid $150 for that walki-lookie.
我花了一百五十美元买了那台轻便电视摄影机。
"The international corporation paid $50,000 for the firm, and $2,000 for its goodwill."
"这家跨国公司用五万美元买下了这家商号,两千美元买下了它的信誉。"

(2)

付清(账单、债务)
Can you lend me some money - I can pay you back tomorrow.
你能借给我点儿钱吗?我明天就可以还给你。
Have I paid you back the $20 you lent me?
你借给我的二十美元我还给你了吗?
Have you paid the electricity bill for the last month yet?
你缴了上个月的电费了吗?

(3)

生利;有…收益;值得(麻烦);合算
It pays me to keep that stock.
持有那种股票对我有利。
It will pay to read a dictionary if you have time.
"如果你有时间,翻翻词典是值得的。"
It will pay in the long run if the setting off of firecrackers is effectively banned in the cities.
"从长远来看,在城市里真正有效地禁放鞭炮,是值得的。"

(4)

做;致;说
pay a visit
访问
pay a call
拜会
pay a compliment
致意
pay one's respects
致敬
The workers paid homage to the king when he came to the factory for a visit.
"当国王来到工厂参观时,工人们向他致敬。"

(5)

给;与
pay attention
注意

(6)

遭受惩罚
She has paid the penalty for her theft.
她犯的偷窃罪已受到惩罚。
He paid dearly for his careless slip.
他为自己粗心的失误付出了巨大的代价。

词性变化

pay
n.
工资;薪金;津贴

习惯用语

in the pay of
被收买的;被豢养的;当狗腿子的
This man is in the pay of the enemy.
此人是被敌人收买的。

常用词组

pay back

(1)

报复 (= pay off, pay out, serve out)
I'll certainly pay you back for what you did to me!
"你那样对待我,我一定要回敬你的!"

(2)

偿还;偿付
How can I pay you back for all your kindness?
你的这番好意我该怎么报答呢?

pay off

(1)

还清;偿清

(2)

报复;偿还

(3)

结清工资解雇(某人)

(4)

成功
Did your plan pay off?
你的计划成功了吗?
Our plan certainly paid off; it was a great idea.
"我们的计划当然成功了,那是个很好的主意。"

pay out

(1)

花费;支出
I paid out a lot of money for that car.
为了那辆汽车我花了不少钱。

(2)

放松(绳子);放出

pay up
(不情愿地)付清;还清(债务)

英汉船舶大词典

pay back
n.偿付

英汉法学大词典

pay back
偿付 ;v.报答

英汉航海大词典

pay back
vt.偿付,还击

英汉化学大词典

pay back
vt.偿付,还击

英汉经贸大词典

pay back
n.偿付

英汉计算机大词典

pay back
vt.偿付(还击)

英汉建筑大词典

pay back
n.欠款

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