存錢/付錢/還錢…英文怎麼說?和「錢」有關的11個動詞片語!

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在我們日常生活當中,總是與「錢」脫離不了關係,我們時常存錢、還錢、提款、花錢……,但是我們是否學會足夠的動詞來描述這些行為呢?

Engvid的講師James提出了11個和錢有關的動詞片語,通常是由一個動詞和一個介係詞組成,而且還用一個簡單的小故事,幫助你更快速記住這些動詞片語!

1. Pay debt

(1) Pay off 償清債務
(2) Pay back 償還欠債

2. Use savings

(1) Dip into 從(自己的儲蓄)中取出錢
(2) Break into 動用(應急儲備物資)

3. Have just enough

(1) Get by 勉強過活
(2) Scrape by 過得去

4. Save

(1) Save up 存錢
(2) Put aside 放到一邊、儲存

5. Spend money

(1) Fork over 不情願付出
(2) Cough up 被迫付出
(3) Shell out 付錢

6. Finish the story

Last week, Mr. E’s TV stopped working and he needed to _____ ______ $400 for a new one.

E先生的電視上周壞掉了,他必須花400元買一台新的電視。
He had been _____ _____ money for a new car.

他已經為了買一台新車而存錢。
Mr. E had to _____ _____ his savings to get the money for the new TV.
E先生現在必須動用他的存款才能購買新的電視。
It actually cost $500 so the next week he had to _____ _____ on $20 a day.
而且他實際上花了500元,所以在下一周,他必須每天只花20元。

7. 答案

(1) Cough up
(2) Saving up
(3) Dip into
(4) Get by

圖片出處:jarmoluk

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