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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “cost”

cost

verb [T] (MONEY)
 
 
/kɒst/ US  /kɑːst/
(cost, cost) If something costs an amount of money, you must pay that amount to buy or do it
价钱为;需花费
"How much does this book cost (= What is the price of this book)?" "It costs £25."
“这本书多少钱?”“25英镑。”
It costs a lot to buy a house in this part of London.
在伦敦的这一地区买栋房子要花很多钱。
[+ two objects] The trip will cost you $1000.
这趟旅游要花去你1000美元。
Costs and expenses
(costed, costed) to calculate the future cost of something
计算(成本);计算(花费)
How carefully did you cost the materials for the new fence and gate?
你是如何细算新围栏和大门的材料费用的?
Has your scheme been properly costed (out)?
你的方案好好计算过成本吗?
AccountingAssessing and estimating valueAnalysing and evaluating
(Definition of cost verb (MONEY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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