The verb pay can be use with and without the preposition for. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how to use pay.
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Here are the example sentences:
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- I paid for a taxi from the airport.
- I paid for dinner last night.
- How much did you pay for that hat?
Using pay for
- I paid the taxi driver.
- Should I pay the waiter or the cashier?
- Did you pay this month’s phone bill?
- I paid $10 for this book.
- Jenny said she paid $300 for a brand new bicycle.
- We paid $250 for a sushi dinner in New York.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
- You can use have in the progressive when it means “experience” but not when it means possession.
Today’s listening challenge:
- What’s the difference between Jack’s bike and Jenny’s bike?
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