pay one's own way
phrasal see pay one's way

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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 …   Useful english 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

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  • 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

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