Anonymous
Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 2 decades ago

pay off 跟 pay up 用法有何不同呢?

如題...

兩者都是付清的意思

那什麼樣的狀況下該用哪個字

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  • Anonymous
    2 decades ago
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    看一下吧

    pay off

    ph. (片語 phrase)

    1. 償清(欠款)

    We will have more money to spend after we pay off our mortgage.

    在付清貸款後,我們會有更多錢花。

    2. 付清工資解雇(某人)

    The company has paid off some redundant employees.

    公司在發放工資後解雇了一些多餘的雇員。

    3. 使人得益;有報償

    Two years of business school really paid off.

    在商業學校就讀二年真是值回票價。

    4. 取得成功

    Did his plan pay off?

    他的計劃成功了嗎?

    5. 賄賂

    We had to pay off city health inspectors to open our restaurant.

    我們必須賄賂市政府的衛生檢查員才能開餐廳。

    pay up

    ph. (片語 phrase)

    1. 付清

    If you don't pay up at once, we'll see you in court!

    如果你不立即付清,我們就法庭上見!

    Source(s): 字典
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