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I have had my salary raised and am now rejoicing in twenty-two dollars a week.

Of course, I was expecting something—a boost in salary, or something like that.

With your own salary, and your friend's, and your writings, you'd make—ah!

I know that he has drawn money—papa's salary and his own: he mentioned it incidentally.

Tom saw, at a glance, that it was his own salary for the current quarter.

With reference to your duties, I can set you going; and with reference to your salary, I can pay it.

To each of its own members the committee gave a salary of 5,000 hour-equivalents.

Well, I don't like to feel that my salary's going on with me not earning it.

He didn't say anything about raising your father's salary, did he?

Tell Mr. Kenyon the amount named is the salary Mr. Smith assigns to him.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., "compensation, payment," whether periodical, for regular service or for a specific service; from Anglo-French salarie, Old French salaire "wages, pay, reward," from Latin salarium "salary, stipend, pension," originally "salt-money, soldier's allowance for the purchase of salt," noun use of neuter of adjective salarius "pertaining to salt," from sal (genitive salis) "salt" (see salt (n.)). Japanese sarariman "male salaried worker," literally "salary-man," is from English.

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