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商务英语:今日热词——需修理的房屋

《财富》(中文版) 2014年11月14日

EXAMPLE: The first house I bought was an old fixer-upper priced far below its value because it had been empty for several years.
我买的第一套房是需要修理的老房子,由于已经空置了好几年,售价远低于它的价值。

今日单词:

单词

fixer-upper

中文释义

需修理的房屋(名词,非正式)

英文释义

(noun, INFORMAL) A property or item that is in need of repair and is offered for sale at a low price. (NOTE: “to fix up” in this usage means “to repair”)

例句

EXAMPLE: The first house I bought was an old fixer-upper priced far below its value because it had been empty for several years.

我买的第一套房是需要修理的老房子,由于已经空置了好几年,售价远低于它的价值。

今日短语:

短语

pitch black

中文释义

漆黑一片

英文释义

Extremely dark; black as asphalt. (NOTE:“pitch”in this usage is a kind of tar)

例句

EXAMPLE: On moonless nights in the mountains the night sky is pitch black.

晚上若没有月亮,这片山区的夜空会是漆黑一片。

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