- a simple past tense and past participle of pay1.
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And Derbyshire “always assume[s] that any black person in a well-paid position is an Affirmative Action hire.”Fringe Factor: Keep Harvey Milk Off Our Mail!
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The legal gymnastics necessary to create such impenetrable networks is a testament to the ingenuity of well-paid attorneys.Consultants Are Cashing In On Campaigns’ Dark New Economics
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Life as James Bond or a character from an Alan Furst novel seems racy and well-paid.The Spy Who Tricked Hitler: The Story of Double Agent Juan Pujol and D-Day
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The effect is multiplied when these well-paid teachers spend that money at community businesses.How Women (and Men) Can Have It All—Now
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They reveal as well an even larger class of well-paid, engaging, and dynamic jobs.Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Steady, but There’s Underlying Trouble
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Why should we be excluded from all the well-paid trades and professions?
The well-paid coachman took them as far as Dame Robert's door.Popular Tales
They are mercenaries, like the légionnaire, but at any rate they are well-paid mercenaries.In the Foreign Legion
Feastings, dress and the appointments of well-paid attaches were the order of the day.Gems for the Young Folks
Bishop,—You are a high and well-paid dignitary of the Church of England.Flowers of Freethought
George W. Foote
- receiving or involving good remuneration
- the past tense and past participle of pay 1
- put paid to mainly British and NZ to end or destroybreaking his leg put paid to his hopes of running in the Olympics
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Idioms and Phrases with well-paid
see under pay.
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