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Phrasal Verbs
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Here is a list of phrasal verbs related to money.

 

Phrasal Verb
Meaning
Example
To buy sb off  To pay someone so that they do not cause you any trouble. The company thought they had bought him off but he took them to court and won.
To buy sb out To buy a part of a company or building from someone else so that you own all of it. They bought their competitor's share in the target company.
To buy sth up To buy large amounts of something, or all that is available. He bought up all the land in the surrounding area.
To cash in on sth  To get money or another advantage from an event or situation, often in an unfair way. A lot of people are trying to cash in on the situation.
To cash up To count all the money taken by a shop or business at the end of each day. She cashed up when the shop closed.
To pay sth off To pay back money that you owe. We paid off our mortgage after 25 years.
To pay (sth) out To spend money on something, or to pay money to someone. I paid out £500 to get the computer fixed.
To pay up To give someone the money that you owe them, especially when you do not want to. If he doesn't pay up, I'll throw him out. It's as simple as that.
To save (sth) on sth  To avoid using something [e.g. electricity, food] so that you do not have to pay for it He used to go to bed very early to save on his electricity bills.

 

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