paid1

Pronunciation: /peɪd/
  • past & past ppay1

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

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  • 1.1 [employment] remunerado; [worker] asalariado; [vacation] (AmE) pagado; [leave] con goce de sueldo; [informer] a sueldo to put paid to sth (BrE) echar por tierra algo, acabar con algo
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    • When a child is ill it should be accepted that fathers will need paid leave to help care for the child.
    • Please can you suggest some form of genuine paid work at home that my husband or I could do?
    • The Essex study shows women spend less time on household chores but do more paid work.
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    • It was also rumoured that he was the second highest paid artist in the world next to Picasso.
    • It is run by a small team of paid staff and a large number of volunteers from all over the world.
    • They appear to be of much more value to the area and its people than the paid officials.
    1.2 (AmE) que ha pagado su cuota de afiliación she's a paid member of his fan club es una de sus más fervientes admiradoras

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.