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penny-pinching
[ˈpeni pɪntʃɪŋ]

  • adj. 小气的,吝啬的
  • n. 小气
  • v. 对……吝啬(penny-pinch 的 ing 形式)

网络释义英英释义

  小气

... precocious 能力或行为早熟的 penny-pinching 小气的,吝啬的 accrue 积累,获得 ...

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  吝啬的

... pass by 放弃;错过;拒绝机会 penny-pinching 吝啬的 play off (尤指为渔利而)使相斗;使出丑;把...假装 ...

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  节俭

... 节点 nnode 节俭 nthrifty; penny-pinching 节目 nprogram; item (on a program) ...

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  小气的

... precocious 能力或行为早熟的 penny-pinching 小气的,吝啬的 accrue 积累,获得 ...

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短语

Penny Pinching 小气

penny-pinching [ 'peni,pintʃiŋ ]

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 柯林斯英汉双解大词典 

penny-pinching

  • 1. 

    N-UNCOUNT Penny-pinching is the practice of trying to spend as little money as possible. 小气; 吝啬 [表不满]

    例:

    Government penny-pinching is blamed for the decline in food standards.

    政府吝啬被指责是食品标准下降的原因。

  • 2. 

    ADJ Penny-pinching people spend as little money as possible. 小气的; 吝啬的 [表不满]

    例:

    ...small-minded penny-pinching administrators.

    ...心胸狭隘、一毛不拔的管理者。

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双语例句权威例句

  • Government penny-pinching is blamed for the decline in food standards.

    政府吝啬指责是食品标准下降原因。

    《柯林斯英汉双解大词典》

  • Penny-pinching UK consumers choose cheaper products from discounters such as Aldi and Lidl rather than luxury alternatives.

    精打细算英国消费者 Aldi Lidl 折扣店选择更便宜产品不是奢侈品。

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  • If you say someone is penny-pinching, you mean that they don't want to spend money on things.

    Penny pinching意思啊,就是说一个特别小气,愿意花钱

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