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pay the freight

Slang definitions & phrases for pay the freight

pay the freight

verb phrase

To pay for; compensate for; bear the expense of; pick up the tab: We may have to ''pay the freight for well-meant efforts at improvement'' (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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