"付钱“可不是”pay money”!那正确说法应该是....

"付钱“可不是”pay money”!那正确说法应该是....

pay money错在哪?

pay表示:付钱给某人,而收钱的一定是人
如果你说pay money,就变成money收钱,也就是说“钱”收钱了
所以,付钱说个“pay”就够够的了!

例句:
I must pay her.
我应该付她钱。

I pay them by the hour.
我按小时付给他们钱。

英语中关于money的习语应用也是超高频!

Color of someone's money
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。

Easy money
轻而易举就能赚来的钱

Making easy money has always been an attractive proposition
轻松赚钱总是件诱人的事。

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

Front money
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。

At first most of the front money was given by the owner's family, but shewas able to pay them back after the third year she was in business.
起初,启动资金是由业主的家人负担的,但在经营三年之后,她便能够偿还这些投资了。

Heavy 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。

Hush money
以不泄露信息为条件付给某人的钱

He got a large sum of hush money.
他拿到了一大笔封口费。

I was told the manager has been paying her hush money every monthjust to keep her silent.
我听说,经理为了不让那清洁工说出去而每个月给她一笔钱,目的就是在于让她别做声。

Mad money
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。

Money from home
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!

Money grubber
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。

Money talks
金钱万能,有钱能使鬼推磨

Money talks way too loud in our country.
在我国,金钱万能太占上风了。

The formula in Hollywood is simple — money talks.
好莱坞的生存规则很简单,就是金钱万能。

On the money
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。

Put your money where your mouth is!
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。

Want to put your money where your mouth is?
你把宝押到那边?

Smart money
知情者,行家,精明的投资者

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。

The smart money is on her for the best actor award.
内行认为她将获最佳演员奖。

Soft money
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。

Spending money
零用钱

My father decided to slip a little extra spending money into my purse as a surprise.
为了给我一个惊喜,父亲决定往我的钱包里多塞一些零花钱。

With £ 800 spending money for each couple, you can really go to town!
每对人有800英镑的零花钱,你们真正可以大把花钱了!

Throw money at something
不惜血本做某事

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