be in the pay of sb

be in the pay of sb
be in the pay of sb
to work for someone, especially secretly: »

Doctors in the pay of drug companies were accused yesterday of exaggerating the benefits of antidepressant drugs for children.

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Financial and business terms. 2012.

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