提高英语词汇量重要的一步是不仅要学习适当的术语,还要学习与这些术语搭配使用的单词。 这些单词组合往往是形容词+名词,动词+名词和名词+动词这些形式出现的。

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1.ADJECTIVES + “MONEY” 形容词+Money

1)easy money 钱来的容易

He thinks working in marketing is easy money. I think he’ll find it’s quite a different story.

他觉得营销工作赚钱很容易。 我觉得他会发现事实并不是这样的。

2)bonus / extra money 额外奖金

If you complete the project before next Tuesday, there’ll be some bonus money.

如果你在下周二之前完成这个项目,将会有一些奖金。

3)hard-earned money 血汗钱

The best way to feel good about any purchase is if it’s been made with hard-earned money.

如果是你自己赚的血汗钱,花起来最安心。

4)government / public / taxpayers’ money 政府、公共、纳税者的钱

It’s not right to waste taxpayers’ money on projects that benefit those who are already wealthy.

在那些得益有钱人的项目上浪费纳税人的钱是不对的。

5)pocket / spending money 零用钱、零花钱

Would you like a little extra pocket money this weekend?

这个周末你要一点额外的零用钱吗?

6)gas / lunch / petrol / rent / etc money燃气费、午饭钱、汽油钱、租金等等

Could you lend me some lunch money today?

今天你能借我一些午饭钱吗?

7)prize / grant / scholarship money奖金、补助资金、奖学金

They won a lot of grant money for their research into DNA.

他们为DNA研究获得了大量的补助资金。

8)stolen / dirty / bribe / ransom money偷的钱、脏钱、贿赂钱、赎金

I don’t want your dirty money!

我不要你的脏钱!

9)hush / protection money封口费、保护费

That gang is demanding protection money from every store on the street. It’s scandalous!

那帮人在街上的每一家商店收保护费。真可耻!

10)pension / retirement money 养老金,退休金

We plan to move to Hawaii with our retirement money.

我们计划用养老金搬到夏威夷去。

11)counterfeit / fake money 假币

The police discovered more than $2 million in fake money.

警方发现了超过200万美元的假币。

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2、Verb + “MONEY” 动词+ “MONEY”

1)coin, print + money 印钞

The government printed a lot of money in 2001.

政府在2001年印制了很多钱。

2)count + money 数钱

Let’s count your money and see if you have enough to buy that.

让我们数数你有多少钱,看够不够买这个。

3)bring in, earn, make + money 挣钱

The company brought in more than $4 million.

公司挣了400多万美金。

4)borrow + money 向别人借钱

Could I borrow some money for this weekend?

这周末能借我些钱吗?

5)lend + money 借给别人钱

I’ll lend you some money until next month.

下个月前我可以借给你一些钱。

6)bank, deposit, pay in, pay into the bank, put in the bank + money银行存钱

I deposited a large amount of money last Friday.

上周五我存了好大一笔钱。

7)draw out, get out, take out, withdraw + money 取钱

She took $500 out of our account.

她从我们的帐户中取了500美元。

8)pay out, shell out, spend + money 付钱,花钱

They paid out more than $300 dollars for that lamp.

他们花了300多美元买那盏台灯。

9)fritter away, squander, throw away + money 浪费钱

I hate it when you squander our savings!

我讨厌你浪费我们的积蓄!

10)hoard, save, set aside, stash away + money 攒钱

They set aside $200 each week for savings.

他们每周会留200美元攒起来。

11)contribute, donate, give + money 捐钱

They donated more than $200,000 to charity last year.

去年他们捐了20多万美元给慈善机构。

12)give back, pay back, refund, repay + money 还钱

I’ll pay you back the money by the end of next week.

下周末我会还你钱。

13)owe + money 欠钱

She owes Thomas a lot of money.

她欠托马斯很多钱。

14)share + money 分钱

Let’s share the money we’ve found!

我们把找到的钱分了吧!

15)accept, take + money 收钱

I’m afraid I can’t accept your money.

我恐怕不能接受你的钱。

16)be worth + money 值钱

That painting is worth a lot of money.

那幅画值很多钱。

17)change, exchange + money 换零钱

I’d like to change twenty dollars please. Could you give me four five dollar bills?

我想换二十美元。你能给我四张五美元的钞票吗?

18)allocate, earmark + money 拨款

The committee decided to allocate $50,000 for the project.

委员会决定拨50000美元用于该项目。

19)embezzle, extort, siphon off, steal + money 贪污、诈骗

He was charged with embezzling money from the company.

他被指控挪用公款。

20)launder + money 洗黑钱

They used the internet to launder the stolen money.

他们用互联网洗偷来的钱。

 

3、“MONEY” + Verb  “MONEY”+动词

1)money + come from something 钱来自哪里

Money for the exhibit comes from donations to the museum.

展览的钱来自于对捐博物馆的捐赠。

2)money + go to something 用来做什么的钱

The money goes to research.

用来做研究的钱。

3)money + come in , flow in, pour in 源源不断的钱

The money just kept pouring in! It was amazing!

资金不断涌入!真是惊人!

4)money + buy something 用来买什么的钱

Who says that money can’t buy happiness?

谁说钱买不到幸福?

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4、“MONEY”+ Noun “MONEY”+名词

1)money management / manager资金管理、理财,理财顾问、基金经理

I think you should hire a money manager for your savings.

我认为你应该雇一个基金经理为你理财。

2)money supply 货币供应

The money supply is very tight at the moment.

目前货币供应非常紧张。

3)money order 汇款单、邮政汇票

You can pay by money order.

你可以按汇款单付款。

 

5、Phrases with “MONEY” 与“MONEY”有关的短语

1)bet money on something用……钱来打赌,下注

Let’s bet $400 dollars on the race.

我们拿400美元在比赛中下注。

2)get money off something 给钱

Ask if you can get some money off the display model.

问一下你是否能从展示模型中得到点钱。

3)get your money’s worth 钱花的值

Make sure to spend the whole day at the park to get your money’s worth.

一定要在公园里呆一整天,这样你的钱才花的值。

4)on the money 正好的,私毫不差的

Your prediction was on the money!

你的预测私毫不差。

5)throw money at something 在……投钱 (砸钱)

Don’t just throw money at the project. Make sure you demand results.

不要只在项目上砸钱,还要确保你想要得到的结果。

6)throw your money around 大手大脚地花钱

Peter throws his money around like it meant nothing.

皮特花钱大手大脚的,就像钱对他来说一文不值。

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