"The attack on BP seems to have paid off for the administration"here,what does"paid off"mean?
Jun 19, 2010 8:51 AM
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A "payoff" is money obtained from an investment or a gamble. In general, the term means a positive result for some action. The attack on BP pleased some people, and it resulted ("paid off") in these people thinking more favorably about the administration.
June 19, 2010
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