钱钱钱!这个我们每天都要接触的东西,竟然也有这么多讲究吗?Money 这个词我们肯定都认识,那么以下几个短语你不一定会准确使用哦!

01

假钱


提到假的,你也许会想到fake,false 这两个词。如果你要用fake money来表示假钱,那就会闹笑话了。

假钱,伪钞:funny money


谈钱不伤感情!Money的这几个用法你知道吗?



funny 除了“搞笑的”意思之外,还有另外一个意思,“ dishonest; involving cheating”意为:不诚实的,非法的。

funny money≠搞笑的钱。其真正意思为假钱,伪钞。

It's illegal to make funny money .

制作假币是犯法的。


02

挣钱


我们知道“make”在英语中有很多不同的意思,比如“制作”“使成为”。

挣钱并不是用“earn" 来表示,而是用make money 来表达。

His father makes money by teaching children.

他通过教学来挣钱。

Tom finds a part-time job during summer holiday to make more money .

为了多挣钱,Tom在暑假期间找了一份兼职工。


谈钱不伤感情!Money的这几个用法你知道吗?

03

一大笔钱


提到大,你也许会想到big。但是,一大笔钱却要用形容词good 来表示。

good money 的意思为一大笔钱。


I don't want to pay good money for a car.

我不会花一大笔钱去买车的。

I earn good money in a foreign company.

我在一个外企中收入不错。


04

跟钱有关的习语还有

谈钱不伤感情!Money的这几个用法你知道吗?

Money talks

金钱万能,有钱能使鬼推磨

Don't forget that money talks.

别忘了,有钱能使鬼推磨。

She'll get her way because money talks.

有钱能使鬼推磨,她想做什么都可以。

Black money

不义之财

The black money shouldn't be considered in our life.

我们不应该拿不义之财。

Easy money

不义之财(以不正当手段得来的钱)

Marry money

嫁给有钱人

She always said she wanted to marry money.

她常说想嫁个有钱人

谈钱不伤感情!Money的这几个用法你知道吗?

Spend money like water

(花钱如流水)挥金如土

The rich often spend money like water.

富人们经常挥金如土。

to have money to burn

有花不完的钱;钱多得烧包

He was a high-earning broker with money to burn.

他是个高收入的经纪人,钱多得花不完。

a toy for overgrown kids with money to burn

针对钱多得花不完的幼稚成年人的玩具

smart money

知情人士;内行

With England not playing, the smart money was on the Germans.

英格兰队没有参加比赛,因此德国队被内行看好。

A lot of smart money in Washington says that peace is nearly at hand.

华盛顿的很多知情人士称和平近在咫尺。

谈钱不伤感情!Money的这几个用法你知道吗?

to throw good money after bad

花钱填无底洞;继续砸钱

Further intervention would be throwing good money after bad.

进一步的干预只会是继续白扔钱。

to throw money at sth

在某事物上白扔钱(或花冤枉钱)

The Australian government's answer to the problem has been to throw money at it.

澳大利亚政府对这一问题的解决方案就是大把往里扔钱。