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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Pay’. Over 50 Sentences


Pay — US. [peɪ], UK. [peɪ]

Main meanings:

  1. To give money in exchange for goods or services received.
  2. To settle a debt or obligation by giving money or compensation.
  3. To endure or suffer the consequences of an action or decision.
  4. To give attention, respect, or consideration to someone or something.


10 simple sentences:

  • She will pay for dinner tonight.
  • Can I pay with a credit card?
  • He promised to pay me back.
  • They always pay in cash.
  • I’ll pay for the tickets.
  • We should pay our bills.
  • Did you pay the rent yet?
  • I can’t afford to pay that much.
  • She refuses to pay attention.
  • How much should we pay?


The sentences from movies:

So don’t pay me. – American Beauty (1999)

Pay them. – The Departed (2006)

Can I pay? – Love Actually (2003)

How much shall I pay you? – The Godfather (1972)

And they pay well. – Se7en (1995)

No really, I want to pay. – Land (2021)

Who’s going to pay for this? – Back to the Future (1985)

Pay attention to detail. – Saving Private Ryan (1998)

I still pay my taxes. – Interstellar (2014)

And what pays for it? – Gladiator (2000)

Did you pay the gas bill? – Dumb & Dumber (1994)

You pay me not to. – Kick-Ass (2010)

No one’s gonna pay to ride. – Logan (2017)

We can’t afford to pay him. – The Prestige (2006)

Sometimes the investment doesn’t pay off. – The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

I could’ve retired on half pay after 20 years. – Groundhog Day (1993)

Pay me! – Goodfellas (1990)

And you can pay me back some other time. – Joker (2019)

So you just shut up and pay attention! – Shrek (2001)

Severance pay for 19 years. – The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

I’m sure he can pay. – Snatch (2000)

My friend had to pay the burglar $6,000. – Liar Liar (1997)

Mordor will pay for this. – The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Pay attention, everyone. – Monsters, Inc. (2001)

I’ll pay now for the rest of the year. – Léon (1994)

Pay and I’ll tell you. – John Wick Chapter 4 (2023)

She must pay the penalty. – Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Well, I guess crime doesn’t pay. – Toy Story 2 (1999)

It was the price the Districts had to pay. – The Hunger Games (2012)

Pay or play, Jamal? – Slumdog Millionaire (2009)

All right, look, pay for my drinks. – Horrible Bosses (2011)

You have to pay attention to a girI. – American Pie (1999)

I know you’ll pay me back. – Reservoir Dogs (1992)

How do I best scholars to pay? – Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Oh, hon, you pay for that here. – Home Alone (1990)

Pay more for gas now. – How to Blow Up a Pipeline (2022)

No, I was happy to pay. – Good Will Hunting (1998)

I just work for Vizzini to pay the bills. – The Princess Bride (1987)

You can pay me back when we get to Hollywood. – Due Date (2010)

One day Spiderman will pay. – Spider-Man (2002)

Pay now, or nothing. – District 9 (2009)

We must pay homage to him. – Life of Brian (1979)

It’s above your pay grade. – Men in Black 3 (2012)

Go, pay them, bring it back, yeah? – Scarface (1983)

Whatever it is I’ll pay for it. – Friends with Benefits (2011)