pay back

pay back
transitive verb phrase
1. (to repay) 
a. pagar 
My brother loaned me some money and said I could pay him back in April.Mi hermano me prestó dinero y dijo que le podría pagar en abril.
b. devolver 
You have 18 months to pay it back without interest.Tienes 18 meses para devolverlo sin intereses.
The company paid me back for my travel expenses.La empresa me reintegró los gastos de viaje.
2. (to take revenge) 
a. vengarse 
Tony paid Don back brutally for gossiping to his mother.Tony se vengó de Don de forma brutal por chismearle a su madre.
Teresa said she would pay Loretta back for the betrayal.Teresa dijo que Loretta se las iba a pagar por su traición.
If he thinks he's going to get away with it, he's mistaken. I'll pay him back.Si cree que se va a salir con la suya, se equivoca. Le voy a pagar con la misma moneda.
pay back
transitive verb phrase
1. (person) 
a. devolver el dinero a 
2. (money) 
a. devolver 
3. (loan) 
a. amortizar 
4. (fig) 
a. no direct translation 
I'll p you back for this!¡me las pagarás por esto!
pay back
transitive verb
1 [+money] devolver; restituir; reintegrar; [+loan] pagar
2 [+person]
to pay sb back for sth/doing sth: I'll pay you back for the meal tomorrow te devuelvo el dinero de la comida mañana; I'll never be able to pay you back for all you've done nunca podré corresponderte por todo lo que has hecho
It would be one way of paying her back for all she had done for him
I'll pay you back for betraying me! te voy a hacer pagar caro tu traición; I'll pay you back for this! ¡me las vas a pagar!
to pay sb back in his own coin pagar a algn con la misma moneda
VT + ADV he paid £10 down
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