15个和money有关的习语,可别用错了
作者:梦树|2017年06月26日 00:30
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下面是关于名词money的习语和表达,它们比起和money的搭配显得更随意一些。但是,这些习语和表达在日常对话中很常见。每个习语或表达后面都有一个定义解释和两个例句,从而帮助你理解这些常见的习语表达。

1.Color of someone's money

Definition: the amount of money someone has available
某人拥有的钱的数量

Show me the color of your money and then we can talk.
先给我看看你有多少钱,再来跟我说话。

If we knew the color of the company's money we could make a better bid on the deal.
如果我们知道这家公司的资产数目,就可以对这次交易更好地投标了。

2.Easy money

Definition: money that can be earned with little effort
轻而易举就能赚来的钱

Some people think that playing stocks is easy money.
一些人认为玩股票就能轻松赚到钱。

Unfortunately, there are few jobs are truly easy money.
不幸的是,能够轻松挣钱的工作少之又少。

3.Front money

Definition: money paid in advance of receiving something
接受某物之前付的订金

I'll need to put up $100,000 front money to get in on the deal.
我需要付十万美元的订金才能参与交易。

Always be suspicious of companies that ask for front money.
对于要求付订金的公司要持谨慎态度

4.Heavy money

Definition: a lot of money
许多钱

Tom will bring heavy money into the company if he agrees to invest.
如果汤姆同意投资,他会把一大笔钱都投到公司里。

They have heavy money. I'm sure they'll buy the house.
他们多的是钱。我相信他们一定会买下这栋房子的。

5.Hush money

Definition: money paid to someone so that they don't provide information
以不泄露信息为条件付给某人的钱

Many people are paid hush money to not testify in court. It's illegal, but it happens.
许多人会收到封口费,好让他们不会在法庭上作证。这是违法的,但也确实存在这种现象。

The gang tried to pay the man off with hush money, but he was having none of it.
这个团伙想付给他封口费,但被他拒绝了。

6.Mad money

Definition: money used to have fun, money to waste
为玩乐准备的钱

We've put away a few thousand dollars in mad money for our next vacation.
为了下个假期,我们准备了几千美元的私房钱。

Don't go to Las Vegas without some mad money.
别两手空空地去拉斯维加斯。

7.Money from home

Definition: easily gained money
轻而易举得到的钱

Peter thinks investing in stocks is money from home.
皮特认为把钱用来买股票就能轻松赚钱。

She's looking for a job that's money from home. Good luck!
她在找一个能轻松赚钱的工作。祝她好运!

8.Money grubber

Definition: someone who does not like to spend money, a stingy person
不愿花钱的,吝啬的人

She'll never give you money for your idea. She's a money grubber.
她不会为了你的想法而掏一分钱。她就是个吝啬鬼。

Money grubbers can't take it with them. I have no idea why they take it so seriously. I say easy come, easy go.
吝啬鬼们是不会带钱的。我不知道他们为什么这么较真。钱来得快,去得也快。

9.Money talks

Definition: money has influence in a situation
金钱起作用的情形

Of course, they let the big box store build in town. Never forget: Money talks.
当然,他们在城里建了一座大商店。别忘了:金钱万能。

Just remember money talks. If they really want you for the position, they'll meet your salary demands.
记住,金钱万能。如果他们真的需要你来做这份工作,就会满足你的薪水要求的。

10.On the money

Definition: correct, exact
正好,刚好

I'd say you are on the money about that situation.
我想说你的位置刚刚好。

His guess that the company would succeed was on the money.
他对这家公司会获得成功的猜想应验了。

11.Put your money where your mouth is!

Definition: let's have a bet about something
就某事打赌

Come on, if you think that is true, put your money where your mouth is! I'll bet you 100 to 1 that it isn't true.
来吧,如果你认为这是真的就来赌一把!我用100:1的赔率赌这不是真的。

She put her money where her mouth was and made a fortune.
她赌博赚了大钱。

12.Smart money

Definition: the best option, money of smart people investing in something
最佳之选,聪明人在某事上做的投资

The smart money is on congress changing the law.
知情者将赌注下在国会会修改法律上。

He thinks the smart money is going to invest in renewable energy.
他认为,知情者会将赌注下在再生能源的投资上。

13.Soft money

Definition: money which can be earned without much effort
不需要多少努力就能赚到的钱

Take the job for a few months. It's soft money.
先干几个月的活吧。这钱挺好挣的。

Jane thinks the position is soft money.
简认为做这份工作挣钱太容易了。

14.Spending money

Definition: money to spend to have fun, purchases unnecessary items
用来玩乐或购买非必须物品的钱

It's important to have at least a little spending money each month.
每个月都留点私房钱很重要。

They don't have much spending money, so they like to stay home rather than go on vacation.
他们的私房钱不多,所以比起出门旅游,他们只能待在家里。

15.Throw money at something

Definition: waste money on a situation
在某事上浪费钱

Throwing money at the situation isn't going to make it better.
浪费金钱并不会使事态好转。

Some governments feel that throwing money at a program always helps.
一些政府认为,在一项工程上大量投放金钱会起到作用。

学完这些表达后,也可以再学一些关于money的重要动词短语。最后,使用网络上的商务英语资源可以帮助提高你的商务英语知识。

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