學英文除咗要識得多詞彙,其實仲有個方法可以令你嘅英文一秒 native 起嚟!?冇錯,就喺 idioms 啦!有時喺 email 最尾見到人哋打 Just my two cents,但又唔知點解?On the money 唔通解喺金錢之上?關於錢嘅 idioms 又有趣又實用,不妨入嚟學翻幾個,增值下自己啦!

 

On the money 準確 : exact or correct

The weather forecast was right on the money.
那個天氣預報十分準確。

 

To feel the pinch 手頭拮据 : in face of financial hardship

Since his father is unemployed and his mother couldn’t find a job, his family is feeling the pinch.
自從他爸爸失業,媽媽又尚未找到工作,他的家庭處於手頭拮据的狀況。

 

To go bust 破產 : to go bankrupt

Many small companies went bust after the severe drop in the stock market.
交易市場嚴重下挫後,很多小型公司也破產了。

 

Worth its weight in gold 非常有用 : to be very useful or helpful

University education is worth its weight in gold as it exposes students to new research and technology.
大學教育非常有用,因為它讓學生接觸新的研究及科技。

 

Two cents 意見/想法 : opinion on a particular matter

If you want my two cents, I think you should leave her and look for a better partner.
如果你真的想聽我的意見,我覺得你應該離開她,然後找一個更好的伴侶。

 

講錢唔會傷感情,反而可以學到好多唔同嘅 idioms 呢!

 

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