While placing books will likely get more challenging, Georges Borchardt urged publishers to pay attention to what truly matters.
A dispute ensued the following morning when one of the agents tried to pay off an escort with just $30.
Right now, I am just trying to encourage, especially children, to pay more attention to math and science.
She talks about people who end up taking years and years, until middle age, to pay off their debts.
And they want someone—either you, or your employer—to pay taxes on any such attractive amenities.
I have paid the amount you are to pay every month for your board.
It lies convenient for us to pay our afternoon services to our mistresses.
I had to pay it to prove how much I love you; but let us forget it now.
And, oh, how I will pay you back, how I will twist you and tear you!
Would you have us starve in the swamps, or have that that will pay our way to the free states.
c.1200, "to appease, pacify, satisfy," from Old French paier "to pay, pay up" (12c., Modern French payer), from Latin pacare "to please, pacify, satisfy" (in Medieval Latin especially "satisfy a creditor"), literally "make peaceful," from pax (genitive pacis) "peace" (see peace). Meaning "to give what is due for goods or services" arose in Medieval Latin and was attested in English by early 13c.; sense of "please, pacify" died out in English by 1500. Sense of "suffer, endure" (a punishment, etc.) is first recorded late 14c. Related: Paid; paying.
c.1300, "satisfaction, liking, reward," from pay (v.), or else from Old French paie "payment, recompense," from paier. Meaning "money given for labor or services, wages" is from late 14c.