pay one's own way

pay one's own way

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • pay one's (own) way — idi pay one s (own) way, to pay one s own share of the expenses; be self supporting …   From formal English to slang

  • pay one's own way — phrasal see pay one s way …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pay one's way — or pay one s own way phrasal to pay one s share of expenses …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pay one's way — phrasal or pay one s own way 1. : to pay expenses as they are incurred 2. : to yield an income at least equal to operating expenses …   Useful english dictionary

  • way — n. path, route 1) to blaze, clear, pave, prepare; smoothe the way for (to pave the way for reform) 2) to take the (easy) way (out of a difficult situation) 3) to lead; point, show the way 4) to edge; elbow; fight; force; hack; jostle; make;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • pay — I [[t]peɪ[/t]] v. paid or ( obs. except for def. 18b) payed, pay•ing, 1) to discharge or settle (a debt, obligation, etc.), as by transferring money or goods, or by doing something 2) to give over (money) in exchange for something 3) to transfer… …   From formal English to slang

  • way — /weɪ / (say way) noun 1. manner, mode, or fashion: a new way of looking at a matter; to reply in a polite way. 2. characteristic or habitual manner: that is only his way. 3. a course, plan, or means for attaining an end. 4. respect or particular …  

  • way — 1 /weI/ noun METHOD 1 (C) a method of doing something: These vegetables can be cooked in several different ways. | At that time, the Pill was the easiest way of ensuring effective contraception. | I ve altered the way I teach science. | I ll tell …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • way — way1 W1S1 [weı] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(method)¦ 2¦(manner)¦ 3¦(direction/how to go somewhere)¦ 4¦(part of something that is true)¦ 5¦(distance/time)¦ 6¦(the space in front of you)¦ 7 make way (for something/somebody) 8 out of the way 9 on the/your/its way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • way — way1 [ weı ] noun count *** ▸ 1 method/manner ▸ 2 direction/distance ▸ 3 means of going in/out ▸ 4 area/position ▸ 5 situation/condition ▸ 6 aspect/attitude ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a method for doing something: way (that): There are so many delicious… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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