"Pay by Cash" Vs "Pay in Cash"

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"Pay by Cash" Vs "Pay in Cash"

Post by Brahman » Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:07 am

Is it true that "paying by cash" is now acceptable? Someone has explained that when the verb "pay/paying" does not have any complements, i.e., the person to whom we paying, or what we are paying for, it fine to say "paying by cash".

Is this true?

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Re: "Pay by Cash" Vs "Pay in Cash"

Post by Alan » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:15 am

"In" is standard.