Before he could become a hosting legend, Reege had to pay his dues as the sidekick to Joey Bishop on The Joey Bishop Show.
It also says dues go toward paying a more than $15 million federal racketeering settlement.
The “young contrarians,” a member-less club to which I no doubt owe some dues, were treated with unusual deference.
Under U.S. law, this action triggered suspension of America's 2011 dues to the UN agency.
Another objection raised was that a number of new party members had paid their dues in cash.
That the collectors of the king's dues (pernours des prises) in towns and at fairs take more than is lawful; 8.
At Dover the dock-people had generously charged me “nil” for dues.
Our secretary sits at the table, ready and anxious to receive the dues and names of new members.
I'll give her her dues; she's the best little salesman on the road.
Bhavani had been quite incapable of collecting his dues: Rashmani never made any remission of the least fraction of rent.
"fee for membership," 1660s, from plural of due (n.). To pay (one's) dues in the figurative sense is from 1943. "Giue them their due though they were diuels" .
early 14c., "customary, regular;" mid-14c., "owing, payable," from Old French deu, past participle of devoir "to owe," from Latin debere "to owe" (see debt).
In reference to points of the compass (e.g. due east) it is attested from c.1600, originally nautical, from notion of "fitting, rightful." As an adverb from 1590s; as a noun from early 15c. Prepositional phrase due to (much maligned by grammarians) is from 1897.