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pay out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpay out phrasal verb1 pay out (something)PAY FOR to pay a lot of money for something Why is it always me who has to pay out?pay out (something) for Altogether he had paid out almost £5000 for the improvements.2 pay out (something) if a company or organization pays out, it gives someone money as a result of an insurance claim, investment, competition etc Insurance companies were slow paying out on claims for flood damage. payout3 pay something ↔ outLOOSE to let a piece of rope unwind pay→ See Verb table
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pay outOver two years this pays out 3 per cent tax-free, plus the rate of inflation.How long will the policy pay out?If the stock does not pay out any dividends, this space will be left blank in the newspaper table.The investee corporation must pay corporate taxes on its income before paying out dividends-this is the first tax.The total amount paid out each year by Elf's subsidiaries was about $ 60m.The idea of paying out half my salary on rent didn't sound too good.You may already have life insurance, but that will usually only pay out if you die.Did you know that Eddy paid out nearly £2000 for his new computer?You have to pay out so much money for car repairs these days.Rather than paying out subsidies, the Government now receives substantial annual taxation receipts.£65! I don't want to pay out that much!pay out (something)Over two years this pays out 3 per cent tax-free, plus the rate of inflation.How long will the policy pay out?If the stock does not pay out any dividends, this space will be left blank in the newspaper table.The investee corporation must pay corporate taxes on its income before paying out dividends-this is the first tax.The total amount paid out each year by Elf's subsidiaries was about $ 60m.You may already have life insurance, but that will usually only pay out if you die.It would be paying out more than it was earning.Rather than paying out subsidies, the Government now receives substantial annual taxation receipts.pay out (something)Over two years this pays out 3 per cent tax-free, plus the rate of inflation.How long will the policy pay out?If the stock does not pay out any dividends, this space will be left blank in the newspaper table.The investee corporation must pay corporate taxes on its income before paying out dividends-this is the first tax.The total amount paid out each year by Elf's subsidiaries was about $ 60m.You may already have life insurance, but that will usually only pay out if you die.It would be paying out more than it was earning.Rather than paying out subsidies, the Government now receives substantial annual taxation receipts.
From Longman Business Dictionarypay something ↔ out phrasal verb [transitive]FINANCE to give a person or company money you owe, especially when it is a large amountMutual funds are required to pay out a quarterly cash dividend.The price increase was based on an analysis of the revenue that Chase receives and the fees it pays out. pay→ See Verb table
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Verb table
pay
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypay
he, she, itpays
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypaid
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave paid
he, she, ithas paid
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad paid
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pay
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have paid
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam paying
he, she, itis paying
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you, we, theyare paying
Past
I, he, she, itwas paying
you, we, theywere paying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been paying
he, she, ithas been paying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been paying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be paying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been paying
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