I paid the electric and water bill this week.
I almost have the ranch paid off.
Her sister had chosen the gown and --thankfully --paid for it.
It's what you're paid to do.
After your raise, you made $1 million, paid $600,000 in taxes, and were left with $400,000—twenty times more after-tax income.
Sonya had cried and begged to be forgiven and now, as if trying to atone for her fault, paid unceasing attention to her cousin.
The Watchers paid a visit to Damian.
What had she paid for this favor?
With the money Gio paid for you to go to Georgetown, you'd think you could get a better job than this!
Nor did he say anything when she exchanged the guitar for a violin and paid for lessons.
They just aren't expected to stray too far from the homestead in the process – or get paid for it.
Eventually her attempts to tame him paid off, and he allowed her to touch him - provided she was careful not to move too quickly.
He hadn't paid much attention to any woman in many, many years, but couldn't help thinking her one of the most attractive he'd ever met.
She sifted through the pictures, aware of the intent attention the others paid her.
Who do you think paid the bills if you didn't?
He paid it no heed, instead fascinated by the feel of her frame.
He had paid for the car and told her it was hers.
Deidre paid the driver and hurried inside, her mind reeling and her body buzzing with the weird energy of the killer who'd marked her.
He visited several cities, and in each place he was well paid for his music.
However, the company likely won't choose this outcome because the $10 cost of cleanup is not paid by the company but by society.
Not all the attention that has been paid her since she was a child has made her take herself too seriously.
Her savings and checking accounts combined had never exceeded $3,000 - not even before she paid the bills.
He was getting paid a percentage just to pick up the artwork and deliver it to my broker.
You're being paid to talk?
Cassie glanced up at him as he moved by her, but he paid her no mind.
Bordeaux had been leading the horse along the ravine to spare its hooves, but it had been a risk that hadn't paid off.
They rode through the herd, which paid little attention to their passage.
He paid for the supplies with a check and took her and Mary out to eat.
If I had paid more attention to her and spent a little less time out on the range, she might be alive today.
Betsy paid him no attention.
Howie paid for our meal.
"That's lying to the police," Quinn cautioned but no one paid him heed.
We paid for the swimming pool so we might as well use it.
The gentleman paid for your dinner.
Whatever you're getting paid, it's not enough.
He called for his bill and paid it.
When men were killed or wounded, when rows of stretchers went past, when some troops retreated, and when great masses of the enemy came into view through the smoke, no one paid any attention to these things.
We have paid for the right to look at the matter plainly and simply, and we will not abandon that right.
As always happens in such cases rivalry sprang up as to which should get paid first, and those who like Mitenka held promissory notes given them as presents now became the most exacting of the creditors.
Within four years he had paid off all his remaining debts without selling any of his wife's property, and having received a small inheritance on the death of a cousin he paid his debt to Pierre as well.
He had access to his part much earlier than I did, so he was able to make some investments that really paid off.
We were each given shares of stock, fully paid for, that would provide substantial dividends for future years.
He interrupted my schedule and wasted my time with his lies but he paid dearly for inconveniencing me.
Fishing is relaxing and my boat's paid for...
Molly remained enthralled with the baby and paid no attention to what the rest of us were doing.
He paid each day and he didn't drop off his rent.
The Reverend did some mighty bad things but he paid his due.
While we'd both been witness scores of times, neither of us had paid much attention.
She'd never paid much attention to appliances but imagined they might be intriguing to someone who had never seen them before.
These elderly patrons paid their bills, didn't trash their rooms and, to a person, were breathlessly enthralled with the mountains, weather, scenery, and everything else about the beautiful mountain town of Ouray, Colorado.
Pumpkin paid them no mind.
They started out at forty-something but I only paid seven dollars, if you can believe it!
Dean paid no mind that the old man wasn't in the know about the latest Hollywood styles and so informed him.
The way he described her, I don't think she paid much attention to the mundane things in life.
"You paid me back by quashing your boss's attempt to frame me," Dean answered.
Because that's what you're paid to do.
It did sound as if the Dawkins boys' temporary peace had come to an end, but Dean paid little heed to the raised voices.
Bills were paid, telephones answered and smiles smiled where called for.
Was he an admirer, as Alex thought, or was he paid to make it look like they were involved?
I paid him for three bushes.
When she was in the hospital, he had paid her bill.
But he paid no attention to her warning.
You've paid a dear price for this thing.
"Well, it is this way," answered the man: "I bought a piece of ground from this neighbor of mine, and paid him a fair price for it.
I have I paid you my bill?
"Mr. Randolph," answered the innkeeper, "you have paid your bill and don't owe me a cent.
He asked the price and paid for it.
The caliph was so well pleased with these jewels that he bought them and paid the merchant a large sum of money.
It is said that in ancient China, doctors were paid when their patients were well.
The country requires a minimum wage because workers paid below the poverty line have an added cost on society.
Finally, you might argue that fees paid as royalties to the owners of the intellectual property needed to build the Mercedes for $50 will not fall by a thousandfold.
Let's say you paid $30 for it and you love it.
But think of it this way: Before, you made $33,000 and paid 40 percent in taxes, so you were left with $20,000 in take-home pay.
Some stocks reliably pay dividends, portions of a corporation's profits paid out in cash to its shareholders.
Some stocks pay dividends very regularly: Coca Cola, for instance, has paid a dividend every year since 1920.
The farmers had to learn what it meant to be paid by the hour and to take instructions from supervisors; how to do a task and then the next day, learn a completely new task and do it instead.
So these former farmers got jobs in factories, learned to repair equipment, solved problems, became line managers, suggested improvements to processes, and got paid for their effort.
At one point, Tiger Woods got a dime for every box of Wheaties cereal with his photo on it, while the farmer was paid only a nickel for the wheat in that same box—and the farmer still made a profit.
As the world grows richer, people will care more about how their food is made, how the animals are treated, whether the laborer who picked the food is paid a living wage.
Making swords actually paid better or at least as well as making plowshares.
The economy makes new machines that replace manual labor because many thousands of people are paid very well to do so.
My accounts, which I can swear to have kept faithfully, I have, indeed, never got audited, still less accepted, still less paid and settled.
The soldiers forming the picket line, like showmen exhibiting a curiosity, no longer looked at the French but paid attention to the sight-seers and grew weary waiting to be relieved.
A trained midwife was engaged for Bogucharovo at his expense, and a priest was paid to teach reading and writing to the children of the peasants and household serfs.
Among the men who very soon became frequent visitors at the Rostovs' house in Petersburg were Boris, Pierre whom the count had met in the street and dragged home with him, and Berg who spent whole days at the Rostovs' and paid the eldest daughter, Countess Vera, the attentions a young man pays when he intends to propose.
Berg rose and embraced his wife carefully, so as not to crush her lace fichu for which he had paid a good price, kissing her straight on the lips.
The young count paid no heed to them, but, breathing hard, passed by with resolute strides and went into the house.
In the vicinity of Bogucharovo were large villages belonging to the crown or to owners whose serfs paid quitrent and could work where they pleased.
Alpatych also knew that on the previous day another peasant had even brought from the village of Visloukhovo, which was occupied by the French, a proclamation by a French general that no harm would be done to the inhabitants, and if they remained they would be paid for anything taken from them.
As proof of this the peasant had brought from Visloukhovo a hundred rubles in notes (he did not know that they were false) paid to him in advance for hay.
Though the peasants paid quitrent, Alpatych thought no difficulty would be made about complying with this order, for there were two hundred and thirty households at work in Bogucharovo and the peasants were well to do.
Natasha, pale, with a fixed look, was sitting on the bench under the icons just where she had sat down on arriving and paid no attention to her father's words.
The French followed him with astonishment in their eyes chiefly because Pierre, unlike all the other Russians who gazed at the French with fear and curiosity, paid no attention to them.
Most of the people at that time paid no attention to the general progress of events but were guided only by their private interests, and they were the very people whose activities at that period were most useful.
All the evening Nicholas paid attention to a blue-eyed, plump and pleasing little blonde, the wife of one of the provincial officials.
Giddon paid no attention to the three at the pool, patting Diablo's nose and talking softly to him as if no one was around.
That and the fact that Howard had paid no attention to her while she was choking.
No, I searched a long time before I found each one and I paid dearly.
He was treated overnight and paid with his insurance card and for good measure, his credit card.
Josh had purchased an insurance policy on the loan and it had paid off the farm after his death, so they would live there rent free.
The children were so pleased to see her at Sunday-school, they paid no attention to their teachers, but rushed out of their seats and surrounded us.
The man who has actually paid for his farm with labor on it is so rare that every neighbor can point to him.
Commonly they did not think that they were lucky, or well paid for their time, unless they got a long string of fish, though they had the opportunity of seeing the pond all the while.
I felt as if I alone of all my townsmen had paid my tax.
He paid me attentions in those days, said the countess, with a smile.
The thousand rubles I paid for Taras were not ill- spent.
Pierre paid no more attention to this occurrence than to the rest of what went on, having made up his mind once for all that what he saw happening around him that evening was in some way essential.
It was evident that the cadet was liberal with his tips and that it paid to serve him.
"Oh, he's all right, a good horse," answered Rostov, though the horse for which he had paid seven hundred rubbles was not worth half that sum.
Pierre was so used to that smile, and it had so little meaning for him, that he paid no attention to it.
Most of them were unconscious and paid no attention to the newcomers.
Even if you paid me half my rent, you could still save money.
Dear Frau Grote learned the manual alphabet, and used to teach me herself; but this was in private lessons, which were paid for by my friends.