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口语:各种钱的叫法,你知道多少?
发布时间:2012-3-22 10:45:00||  点击:1945次||  文章分类:口译专题||  发布人:翻译家(Fanyijia.com)


 1. 1美元(a dollar)还叫做a single, a buck, a bill.

5美元的说法有five dollars, a fiver, a five spot, five bucks.

10美元的说法有a ten, ten bucks, a ten spot, a sawbuck, a teener.

2. 5分:nickel, jitney/jit

10分是dime,卖便宜东西的店叫dime store,也叫five-and-dimefive-and-ten-cent storeten-cent store

25分=quarter,50分=half dollar=half-buck

3. 表示钱的词还有bread

He earns his bread by writing.

他通过写作赚钱。

4. dough:(生面团)钱或现金

in the dough: 兴旺,有钱

5. green back:因钞票背面为绿色,因而得名“美钞”

treasury bond:国库券

6. a dime a dozen: 太普通了,不值钱,太多了。

Do you think I should buy this now and bring it with us?

你觉得我现在就应该买下带着吗?

Don't bother; those are a dime a dozen where we are going.

不用这么麻烦;我们走的过程中就会碰到许多。

Look what I found!

看我找到了什么!

That's nothing special; those are a dime a dozen!

没什么特别的;这些不值钱。

I don't need friends like him; they are a dime a dozen.

我不需要像他那样的朋友;他们都太普通了。



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