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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
Translations of “expense”
in Korean 비용…
in Arabic مَصاريف…
in Portuguese gasto, gastos…
in Catalan despesa…
in Japanese 費用, 出費…
in Italian costo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花錢, 支付, 耗費…
in Russian расход, цена…
in Turkish masraf…
in Polish koszt…
(Definition of expense noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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