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pagar

Translation of pagar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 1.1 (abonar) [cuenta/alquiler] to pay; [deuda] to pay, pay off, repay; [comida/entradas/mercancías] to pay for dijo que ya estaba todo pagado he said everything had already been paid for ¿cuánto pagas de alquiler? how much rent do you pay?, how much do you pay in rent? los niños pagan solo medio billete children only pay half fare no me ha pagado la última traducción que le hice she hasn't paid me for the last translation I did for her nos pagaban $100 la hora they paid us $100 an hour sus abuelos le pagan los estudios his grandparents are paying for his education, his grandparents are putting him through college no puedo pagar tanto I can't afford (to pay) that much pagar algo por algo to pay sth for sth ¿y pagaste $500 por esa porquería? you mean you paid $500 for that piece of junk? ni que me/le paguen not even if you paid me/him no salgo con él ni que me paguen I wouldn't go out with him if you paid me 1.2 [favor/desvelos] to repay nunca podré pagarte lo que has hecho por mí I'll never be able to repay you for what you've done for me ¡que Dios se lo pague! God bless you! 1.3 (expiar) [delito/atrevimiento] to pay for pagarás cara tu osadía you'll pay dearly for your audacity pagar algo con algo to pay for sth with sth lo pagó con su vida he paid for it with his life pagó su delito con seis años de cárcel her crime cost her six years in prison el que la hace la paga you've made your bed and now you'll have to lie in it, ¡me las vas a pagar! or ¡ya me las pagarás! you'll pay for this!, I'll get you for this! pato1

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

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