東西很貴…英文只能說expensive?8個用法避免詞窮

東西很貴...英文只能說expensive?8個用法避免詞窮

編輯/李佳旻

生活中我們總是避免不了談論「錢」,而當你要和別人說某個東西單價很高時,除了” expensive”還可以怎麼說?讓Let’s Talk講師Niharika教你8個形容東西很貴的用法,避免詞窮的窘境。

1.That’s a bit steep

例句:This dress is a bit steep(這洋裝有點貴).

2.That’s a bit pricey

例句:This house is a bit pricey for this neighborhood(以這附近來看,這房子有點貴).

3.Cost an arm and leg

例句:My new car has cost me an arm and leg(我的新車十分貴).

4.To pay through the nose

例句:We have to pay through nose to eat out in a fancy restaurant(我們要付很多錢在高級餐廳用餐).

5.Exorbitant

例句:Some hotels charge exorbitant rates for phone calls(有些飯店收取過高的電話費).

6.Daylight robbery

例句:$10 for a glass of juice is daylight robbery(一杯果汁10塊錢太貴了).

7.Break the bank

例句:I would love to go to Switzerland ,but a trip right now would definitely break the bank(我想去瑞士,但現在旅行太昂貴了).

8.Pay top dollar

例句:I had to pay top dollar for this Louis Vuitton bag(我要花很多錢來買LV包包).

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