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You searched for To stump up Being reluctant to pay, being forced to pay

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    Blackmail (someone)

    To threaten someone in order to force someone to pay or do something

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    To ante up

    To pay; to raise amount of money

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    On the ropes

    In a desperate situation or near defeat (from boxing where a boxer is forced back against the ropes)

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    The devil to pay

    Much trouble

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    Have hell to pay

    To have a great deal of trouble

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    Have the devil to pay

    To have a great deal of trouble

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    Rob Peter to pay Paul

    To take from someone or something in order to give to someone or something else, to pay one debt by getting another debt

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    There will be the devil to pay

    There will be much trouble

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    Out-of-pocket expenses

    The direct expenses that one must personally pay for something

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    Pay off

    To succeed, to yield good results

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    Pay off a debt

    To finish paying back the money that one has borrowed from a bank or business or person

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    Pay off a loan

    To finish paying back the money that one has borrowed from a bank or business or person

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    Take a pay cut

    To accept a decrease in one's salary

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    Cave in to (someone or something)

    To weaken and be forced to give up

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    Bail (someone) out

    To pay a sum of money that allows someone to get out of jail or stay out of jail while waiting for a trial

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    Out on bail

    Released from jail after you pay the bail bond money the bail bond is the money that you must pay to guarantee that you will appear in court

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    Pay one's debt to society

    To serve a sentence for a crime (usually in prison)

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    Grease (someone`s) palm

    To pay a person for something done or given, to bribe someone

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    Pay an arm and a leg for (something)

    To pay a lot of money for something

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    Pay (someone) a back-handed compliment

    To give someone a false compliment that is actually an insult

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    Pay (someone) a left-handed compliment

    To give someone a false compliment that is actually an insult

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    Out on one's ear

    To be forced to (unwillingly) leave one's job or organization or home

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    Pay through the nose for (something)

    To pay too much for something

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    Turn a deaf ear to (someone)

    To pretend not to hear someone, to not pay attention to someone

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    Pay (someone or something) no mind

    To ignore someone or something

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    Bring (someone) to heel

    Recapture someone's attention; make someone pay attention again after they have stopped; make someone to obey or follow commands

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    Cool one`s heels

    To be forced to wait by someone in power or authority

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    Pay an arm and a leg (for something)

    To pay a lot of money for something

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    Pay lip service to (someone or something)

    To support someone or something by words but not by actions

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    Work one's way through university

    To work at a job to help pay for your college or university expenses

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    Take a sick day

    To be absent from work and still receive pay

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    Jim Clyburn

    I have no problems with private schools. I graduated from one and so did my mother. Private schools are useful and we often use public funds to pay for their infrastructures and other common needs.

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    Edgar Winter

    I can't imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it.

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    Barney Frank

    Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected by those decisions.

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    Samuel Lover

    Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.

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    Mike Honda

    Equal pay isn't just a women's issue; when women get equal pay, their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits.

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    Crime doesn't pay

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    If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys

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    George Bernard Shaw

    A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

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    Tom Stoppard

    Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

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    Ernest Hemingway

    An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.

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    Andrew Carnegie

    As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

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    Adam Sandler

    I sang a song at my sister's wedding. My mother forced me into that, too. But that one felt all right.

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    Matthew Perry

    I used to be a real prince charming if I went on a date with a girl. But then I'd get to where I was likely to have a stroke from the stress of keeping up my act. I've since learned the key to a good date is to pay attention on her.

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    Johnny Vegas

    I used to be good with kids, but as I get older, I'm grumpy and terrible with them. As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party, you couldn't pay me enough.

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    Jay Alan Sekulow

    I wouldn't pretend to tell you we don't pay our lawyers well.

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    Larisa Oleynik

    If my mom reads that I'm grammatically incorrect I'll have hell to pay.

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    Marcel Proust

    Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.

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    Sam Ewing

    Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.

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    Carol Burnett

    It costs a lot to sue a magazine, and it's too bad that we don't have a system where the losing team has to pay the winning team's lawyers.

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    Will Rogers

    It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.

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    John F. Kennedy

    Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.

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    Will Rogers

    Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.

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    Bill Vaughan

    Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.

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    Walter Matthau

    My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.

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    W. C. Fields

    Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.

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    Ruth Ann Minner

    Our promise to our children should be this: if you do well in school, we will pay for you to obtain a college degree.

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    Robert Half

    People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can't live within its income.

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    Mike Ditka

    Some people are willing to pay the price and it's the same with staying healthy or eating healthy. There's some discipline involved. There's some sacrifices.

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    Barbara Ehrenreich

    Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent.

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    P. J. O'Rourke

    The good news is that, according to the Obama administration, the rich will pay for everything. The bad news is that, according to the Obama administration, you're rich.

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    William Halsey

    There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.

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    Thomas Carper

    Thirteen thousand dollars a year is not enough to raise a family. That's not enough to pay your bills and save for their future. That's barely enough to provide for even the most basic needs.

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    Lee Iacocca

    We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back.

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    J. B. Priestley

    We pay when old for the excesses of youth.

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    John W. Gardner

    When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale.

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    Samuel Goldwyn

    Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?

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    Billy Sunday

    You can't raise the standard of women's morals by raising their pay envelope. It lies deeper than that.

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    Chris Rock

    You don't pay taxes - they take taxes.

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    Bill Vaughan

    Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.

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    Dickens to pay

    To threaten someone

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    To pay on the nail

    Make a fast payment; pay immediately

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    To stump up Being reluctant to pay

    Being forced to pay

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