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pay off (2)

Meaning: If something you do pays off, it ends up giving you some benefit or a good result.

For example:

  • pay off Changing jobs has really paid off. Even though I make a bit less money, I have a lot more free time and I'm a lot happier.

  • pay off Janice got into Harvard University, so all that hard work and extra study has paid off.

Quick Quiz:

All that exercise and good food has really paid off for my dad. He's over eighty and he's
  1. always sick
  2. still really healthy
  3. made lots of money

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