pay attention

Heed, be attentive to, as in Now pay attention to these instructions. [Second half of 1700s]


Nearby words

  1. pay,
  2. pay a call,
  3. pay a compliment,
  4. pay a visit,
  5. pay as you go,
  6. pay back,
  7. pay bed,
  8. pay cable,
  9. pay court to,
  10. pay dirt

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