Pay Something or Pay for Something?

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Pay  Something or Pay for Something?

Again, this can be confusing for some. So, when do we need to use a preposition?

To pay for something simply means to settle something, as in pay the bill.

To pay for something, on the other hand, means you take something or you get something, but you don’t run away or walk away with it—you go to the cashier  or any person in charge, you give money in exchange for the item that you take.

Watch the video below for more explanations and sentence examples. Thanks for reading and watching, and have a wonderful day!

Japanese Translation by: Google Translate







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