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pay the piper

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  1. pay the piperverb

    To pay expenses for something, and thus be in a position to be in control (i.e. to be able to call the tune).

    Etymology: Possibly based on the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.

  2. pay the piperverb

    To pay a monetary debt or experience unfavorable consequences, especially when the payment or consequences are inevitable in spite of attempts to avoid them.

    Etymology: Possibly based on the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pay the piper in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pay the piper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pay the piper in a Sentence

  1. Mariska Hargitay:

    The way I’ve lived with loss is to lean into it, as the saying goes, the only way out is through. In my life, certainly, I’ve tried to avoid pain, loss, feeling things. But I’ve learned instead to really lean into it because sooner or later you have to pay the piper.


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