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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “expense”

expense

noun     /ɪkˈspents/
[U] when you spend or use money, time or effort
花钱;支付;耗费
Buying a bigger car has proved to be well worth the expense.
事实证明,买辆大点儿的车还是很值得的。
We've just had a new garage built at great expense.
我们刚花了很多钱建了一座新车库。
We went on holiday at my father's expense (= he paid for it).
我们去度了假,一切费用由我父亲支付。
It's silly to go to the expense of (= spend money on) buying new clothes when you don't really need them.
花钱买你并不真正需要的新衣服是很傻的。
Costs and expenses
[C] something which causes you to spend money
花钱的东西(或缘由);开销
Our biggest expense this year was our summer holiday.
我们今年最大的开销就是暑期度假。
We need to cut down on our expenses.
我们必须削减开销。
Costs and expenses
expenses [plural] money that you spend when you are doing your job, that your employer will pay back to you
(向雇主报销的)业务费用,开支,花销
I need to get my expenses approved.
我得去办报销核准手续。
UK Don't worry about the cost of lunch - it's on expenses.
别担心午饭花多少钱——这是可以报销的。
Costs and expenses
(Definition of expense noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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