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|分类： 阅读与常识 —— 英汉对照|
Typical mistake: *Come on, I'll pay you a
You pay a person, you pay a bill, and you pay sums of money, but you pay for something you buy.
You can have the room free, but you'll have to pay me £10 a week for your meals. (房间免费，但每周你要付十镑饭费。)
When we want to talk about paying for a drink or a
meal for a person, we usually use the verb buy (or
Come on, I'll buy you a drink. (走吧，我请你喝酒。) Let me get you a drink. （我请你喝一杯）
Can I buy you lunch?（我可以请您吃午饭吗）
Pay for can also express the idea of paying money that somebody else owes.
Don't worry about money; I'll pay for you.（不用担心钱；我会还你的。）