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pay a bill

This page is about the collocation pay a bill

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to pay the amount stated on a bill

For example

  • I have to pay my electricity bill this week.

  • If the bill hasn't been paid by the end of the week, they'll cut the power.

Note:
Related collocations include "pay a fine", "pay a debt" and "pay a ransom"

Quick Quiz

I couldn't pay my gas bill, so I called the gas company and

a. asked for more pay

b. asked for more time

c. asked for more bills

Contributor: Matt Errey