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- verb idiomatic To pay
expensesfor something, and thus be in a position to be in control(i.e. to be able to call the tune).
- verb idiomatic To pay a
monetary debtor experience unfavorable consequences, especially when the payment or consequences are inevitablein spite of attempts to avoidthem.
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Possibly based on the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.
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