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3月5日商务英语

2009年03月05日

shortchange; to be at sixes and sevens

    今日单词:

单词 中文释义 英文释义 例句
shortchange 少给钱,欺骗(动词,否定语气) (verb, NEGATIVE) To give less than promised or required; to swindle; to give less money than appropriate EXAMPLE: When I went to the foreign country I was afraid people would shortchange me because I was unfamiliar with the local currency.
我担心到那个国家后,对当地货币并不了解,别人会骗我钱。

    今日短语:

短语 中文释义 英文释义 例句
to be at sixes and sevens 混乱的状态 To be in a state of disorder; to be quite confused (NOTE: origin of this expression is a 12th century game played with dice) EXAMPLE: Without experience or proper training in the field, trying to do the accounting for a small business can often leave a person at sixes and sevens.
如果没有经验或适当的训练,即便是一家小公司的会计工作也常会让你手忙脚乱。
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