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Phrases related to: PAYING

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get ahead of oneselfTo focus excessively on one's plans or on prospective future events without paying adequate attention to the present.Rate it:

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zone outTo stop paying attention and think about something else, or to think about nothing.Rate it:

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déménager à la cloche de bois (fam.)To shoot the moon; To leave a house without paying one’s rent or one’s creditors.Rate it:

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dog racismPaying large sum of money for "pedigree dogs", attaching great importance to the breed of a pet.Rate it:

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every shut eye isn't asleepOne must be careful, because some people who seem not to be paying attention are actually paying attention.Rate it:

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give away the storeTo transact, trade, or negotiate badly, by paying, providing, or conceding too much to the other party.Rate it:

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il l’a payé en monnaie de singeHe paid him with promises; He jeered at him instead of paying him.Rate it:

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joe jobAn uninteresting, low-level, low-paying job.Rate it:

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moonlight flita disappearing act, often without paying the rent; supposedly at night by the light of the moon.Rate it:

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out to lunchIs mindless; isn't paying any attention.Rate it:

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pay towardsTo subsidize; to contribute to paying part of the cost of; to contribute to.Rate it:

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spit-and-polishPaying much attention to outward appearance.Rate it:

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stay tunedTo remain as a listener or viewer of the particular radio station or television channel to which one is currently paying attention.Rate it:

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the lights are on, but nobody's homeSomebody is conscious or paying attention, but failing to understand.Rate it:

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yammer onTo talk continuously, especially with no-one paying attention.Rate it:

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