a bank check given as salary or wages.
salary or wages: One can stretch the paycheck only just so far.
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How to use paycheck in a sentence
The light workload gives him time to boost his paycheck by doing extra duty jobs.How the Police Bank Millions Through Their Union Contracts | by Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press, and Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica | February 8, 2021 | ProPublica
We tried to send her her last paycheck and she didn’t even … It came back “return to sender.”The Educator Fighting to Rectify the Achievement Gap | Esabelle Lee | February 6, 2021 | Ozy
Our store could be shut down — or fined thousands of dollars, which inevitably comes out of employee paychecks one way or another — for failing to uphold these rules.Miss Manners: Service workers deserve respect — no matter what | Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
She poured every paycheck back into balances, trying to keep to the promise she made in September to get even by the holidays.Trying to enjoy the holidays with eviction looming in the new year | Kyle Swenson | December 27, 2020 | Washington Post
We can give you early access to your tax refund and your paycheck based on what we know about you.Intuit’s CEO on the $7.1 billion Credit Karma acquisition, reorienting toward A.I., and reskilling workers | Geoffrey Colvin | December 22, 2020 | Fortune
At the beginning of each week, she makes a list of expenses her paycheck will have to cover that week.
That leaves the families who make between that and the sustainable-wage level of $48,000 to struggle paycheck to paycheck.Free Market Failure: Raising a Kid Is a Rigged Game in the USA | Monica Potts | August 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Low-income work was a necessity, either to make up for the absence of a man or to bolster his own low-income paycheck.'Ghostbusters' and the Slow Emancipation of Female-Driven Comedy | Teo Bugbee | August 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You worked for it and your boss transfers it to you, along with your other benefits and paycheck, as compensation for your work.
After all, your health care plan belongs to you, as your paycheck does.
He was telling me—the guy who did the job while he sat back on his fat paycheck in an air-conditioned office.The Repairman | Harry Harrison
It was only a matter of hours and our money was gone so we wired back to Oakland and each got $100 advance on our next paycheck.The Biography of a Rabbit | Roy Benson
Mrs. Reid, did you ever have any personal contact with Lee Harvey Oswald about such things as his paycheck or anything like that?Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The warrant when received is deposited in a bank and a paycheck issued.Third Biennial Report of the Oregon State Highway Commission | S. Benson, W. L. Thompson, R. A. Booth, Herbert Nunn
There are some things worth more to me than three meals a day and a paycheck.The Chameleon Man | William P. McGivern