Идиомы на букву P

  • pay (someone or something) no mind
    игнорировать, не обращать внимания на кого-либо \ что-либо
    There was a clutter of chairs in the auditorium, but he paid the noise no mind.
  • pay a king's ransom (for something)
    заплатить огромные деньги за что-либо
    I am not going to pay a king's ransom for this used car.
  • pay an arm and a leg (for something)
    заплатить кучу денег за что-либо
    They paid an arm and a leg for their new house.
  • pay as you go
    платить по мере выставления счёта или получения товара
    The shop was forced to pay as they go when the bank refused to give them another loan.
  • pay in advance
    платить заранее, (предоплата)
    I registered at the hotel and paid in advance for a single room.
  • pay lip service to (someone or something)
    поддерживать кого-либо на словах, а не на деле
    "If you can support the project, do it. Don't pay lip service to me."
  • pay off
    принести прибыль, окупиться
    They hope that this particular research will pay off commercially.
  • pay off (someone)
    давать кому-либо взятку, откупиться
    The shopkeeper had to pay off a gang of racketeers who were squeezing money from him.
  • pay off (something)
    расплатиться с чем-либо (с долгами)
    Lorna had serious intentions to pay off every debt.
  • pay one's debt (to society)
    заплатить долг обществу (сидеть в тюрьме за преступление)
    The woman spent a few years in prison, paying her debt to society.
  • pay one's own way
    оплатить расходы самому
    In order to pay my own way during college, I had to get a loan in the bank.
  • pay the piper
    расплачиваться (за плохие или неправильные действия)
    Joe acted quite insensibly and now he has to pay the piper for his wrong doings.
  • pay through the nose for (something)
    платить бешеные деньги за что-либо
    Ken made his family pay through the nose for keeping him out of bankruptcy.
  • pay up
    (срочно) расплатиться
    George lost a small fortune playing poker and his poor wife had to pay up.
  • payoff
    The deputy mayor received a handsome sum of money as a payoff.