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paying back

noun as in reprisal

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The once-troubled quasi-public mortgage giant is healthy again, and finally paying back the taxpayer.

Grant a one-year amnesty on paying back taxes owed to the federal government.

Now, on my first day here, you pay me back for what I did then—as if it needed paying back!

She is ready to make peace if so be you will do her satisfaction by giving and paying back to France what you have taken from her.

Her face shadowed; this man, who was paying back, had suddenly brought to mind her father, who was not paying back.

But paying back for a tent next fall, instead of next week, isnt as bad as you seem to think, insisted Ruth.

He didn't believe in borrowing a hundred dollars gold and paying back in fifty dollars silver.


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