Examples of payoff in a Sentence
You'll have to work hard but there'll be a big payoff in the end.
We expected more of a payoff for all our hard work.
We made a lot of sacrifices with little payoff.
Several city officials have been accused of receiving payoffs from the company.
He lost his factory job but received a payoff and a pension.
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The payoff at the summit is a former fire lookout with a world-class view across the foothills and to the Marin coast.
This lack of payoff for Trump’s high-pressure foreign policy is one reason the trade war has invited such vociferous opposition.
Other games can boast excitement and running stories of achievement and defeat, but few are designed to so consistently offer this type of narrativized payoff.
Four days before the 2016 presidential election, The Journal broke the news of a $150,000 payoff made by the company that owns The National Enquirer to the former Playboy model Karen McDougal, who claimed to have had a relationship with Mr. Trump.
Cohen also represented Elliott Broidy, a former deputy finance chairman of the Republican National Committee, as part of a $1.6 million payoff to a former Playboy model who alleged she was impregnated by Broidy during an affair.
Spring games offer a bit of an on-field payoff after weeks of speculation, and April 14 has one of the busiest slates, even with weather in the Midwest forcing multiple teams to call their events off (more on that below).
Agents, advisors, coaches and other intermediaries attach themselves to promising athletes at an early age in anticipation of a big payoff down the line.
The method behind my madness is twofold: to save more money and to potentially cash in on future payoffs.
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Definition of pay off
Examples of pay off in a Sentence
I finally paid off the loan.
she paid off the security guard so that she could steal whatever she liked
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Prosecutors have said that, among other things, the misappropriated money was used to pay off the $262,219 mortgage on Holiefield and Morgan's Harrison Township home, as well as luxury items for those caught up in the scheme.
Flynt sent a half-dozen of them to the bank lobby pushing wheelbarrows filled with enough pennies to pay off the loan.
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Guerrettaz said that bond should be paid off no later than November.
Individuals facing these issues must pay off their tax bills, or arrange a payment program, before applying for a passport or a passport renewal.
This isn't an extra fee—the $2,500 would go toward paying off the cost of the car.
After paying off the tax debts of Penny, the previous owner, and then staying current, Bell fell behind by about 2008.
As Lorenzen and social work professor Susan Schmidt note, Central American children escaping violence become economic migrants — because their families must pay off the debts incurred on their journey north.
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PAYOFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of payoff for English Language Learners
: a good result : the advantage or benefit that is gained from doing something
: something valuable (such as money) that you give to someone for doing something and especially for doing something illegal or dishonest
: money that a company gives to a worker who is being forced to leave a job
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