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英语俚语习语小对话(21)"富人"英语怎么说?

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a man/woman of means 讲解:means 除了有方法,手段的意思之外,还有财富,自立,收入的意思。所以,a man/woman of means在口语中表示富人。 支持范例:Only a man of means could afford such a big hous
  • a man/woman of means
     
    讲解:means 除了有“方法,手段”的意思之外,还有“财富,自立,收入”的意思。所以,a man/woman of means在口语中表示“富人”。
     
    支持范例:Only a man of means could afford such a big house.
    只有富人才买得起这样的大宅第。
     
    She wished to exhibit Jessica, who was gaining in maturity and beauty, and whom she hoped to marry to a man of means.
    她想借此机会炫耀一下已经出落得美丽多姿的女儿杰西卡,她希望杰西卡能嫁一个富人。
     
    He was a man of small means.
    他是一个收入微薄的人。
     
    英语情景对话:
     
    A: He was once a poor man but now he is a man of means.
    他曾经很穷现在发达了。
     
    B: How did he make a fortune?
    他怎么发财的?
     
    A: He didn’t make any effort. His aunt died and left him a fortune.
    他没怎么努力,他姑姑死了,各塔留下了一大笔财产。
     
    英语学习笔记:
     
    1.make a fortune:发财
     
    You’ll make a fortune out of it.
    你会从中(或靠它)发一笔财。
     
    People, who want to make a fortune, never think of retiring to the remote and poor provinces.
    想发财的人,决不会退居穷乡僻壤。
     
    We must make a fortune by means of industry.
    我们必须勤劳致富。
     
    2.leave sb a fortune:留给某人遗产
     
    And you know there is generally an uncle or a grandfather to leave a fortune to the second son.
    知道,叔叔伯伯或爷爷往往会给第二个孩子留下一笔财产。
     
    She invents these stories. As for what she has told you about a rich Aunt who will leave her a fortune, it's an old wives' tale simply because she has no Aunt.
    这些故事是她编出来的。至于她对你说有一位姑母留给她一笔财产,那是无稽之谈,因为她根本就没有姑母。

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