Sentences with 'pays'

Example sentences and phrases with the word pays and other words derived from it.

« A smile costs nothing and pays remarkable dividends. Not only does it make you feel good, it helps others feel better. »
« Mary Jo gets them a flat, pays the rent for the time before they get their first government cheque, and gives Snow some money. »
« Of course, there are times when it pays not to be silent: to fight injustice, to comfort a friend, to clear up a misunderstanding. At times like these we are obliged to speak, but we must find the right words. »
« The shopping centre is a meeting place, where the walker necessarily pays attention to all the sectors, as the organisation of the space obliges him to follow a specific route. We can speak of a "shopping culture", a space that has been taken over by young people. » - 1998 - 2022