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pay through the noseTo pay a high price, especially an exorbitant or excessive amount, either in money or in some other manner.Rate it:

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through and throughCompletely; entirely; fundamentally.Rate it:

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pay forTo exchange for, especially money for goods or services.Rate it:

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pay offyield good results; succeed.Rate it:

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pay outTo distribute money; to disburse.Rate it:

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pay the freightTo bear the cost.Rate it:

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pay upTo pay for something in total, after a certain amount of time after receiving a purchase.Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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pay outTo repay, take revenge.Rate it:

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beyond one's pay gradeBeyond one's capability.Rate it:

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beyond one's pay gradeBeyond one's level of authority.Rate it:

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hell to payVery unpleasant consequences; a great deal of trouble.Rate it:

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if you pay peanuts, you get monkeysOffering a low salary will not attract skilled employees.Rate it:

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pay a visitTo visit.Rate it:

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pay attentionTo be attentive; to focus one's attention.Rate it:

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pay forTo be punished or held accountable for.Rate it:

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pay for itTo suffer the consequences of one's actions.Rate it:

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pay offTo bribe, especially to deter oversight.Rate it:

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pay offTo become worthwhile after a lapse.Rate it:

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pay one's debt to societyTo serve time in prison or a similar correctional facility.Rate it:

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pay one's duesTo acquire status or to earn the right to enjoy certain benefits, especially through lengthy experience, hardship, or service to an organization.Rate it:

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pay one's duesTo outlay money which is owed as a membership fee or price of admission.Rate it:

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pay outTo slacken a rope by lengthening it; to allow a rope to run out.Rate it:

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pay packetA sealed envelope containing a person's wages.Rate it:

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pay packetthe amount a person earns from employment.Rate it:

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pay the billsTo provide enough income to sustain one's lifestyle.Rate it:

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pay the fiddlerTo contribute in order to participate.Rate it:

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pay the fiddlerTo face the consequences of one’s actions..Rate it:

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pay the freightTo pay for the cost of transport.Rate it:

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pay the piperTo pay a monetary debt or experience unfavorable consequences, especially when the payment or consequences are inevitable in spite of attempts to avoid them.Rate it:

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rob peter to pay paulTo solve a problem in a way that makes another problem worse.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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under one's noseObvious or apparent.Rate it:

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button noseA nose with a small size and a relatively flat, round shape, usually considered to be dainty or cute in appearance.Rate it:

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button noseA person having such a nose.Rate it:

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camel's noseA metaphor for a situation where the permitting of some small act will lead consequently to a larger undesirable act or circumstance.Rate it:

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get someone's nose out of jointTo become angry; to take offense or take exception.Rate it:

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get someone's nose out of jointTo make someone angry.Rate it:

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get up someone's noseTo annoy someone; to get on somebody's nerves.Rate it:

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give someone a bloody noseto defeat or frustrate someone, but not doing any permanent damage in the processRate it:

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in front of one's nosePlain; clearly apparent; obvious.Rate it:

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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.Rate it:

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look down one's noseTo regard as inferior or distasteful; to hold in contempt.Rate it:

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no skin off one's noseNo harm to one.Rate it:

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nose candyCocaine.Rate it:

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nose in the airThe body language most of us have experienced when a friend passes you in public and with head tilted back and nose in the air gives you a first class snub!Rate it:

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nose out of jointAn emotional state where someone is in a bad mood because he/she has been offended by or taken exception (objected) to some action.Rate it:

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nose testAn informal method for determining whether something is authentic, credible, or ethical, by using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

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nose testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

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nose testAn inspection of the nasal passages or a trial of their function, as for breathing difficulties.Rate it:

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