rent noun (PAYMENT)
I pay a higher rent/more rent than the other tenants because my room is bigger. 我的房租比其他房客高，因为我的房间要大些。
Rents here are ridiculously high/low. 这里的房租高／低得出奇。
- The rent is due at the end of the month.
- Tenants who fall behind in their rent risk being evicted.
- We're really struggling to find enough money to pay the rent at the moment.
- My rent is $800 a month inclusive of bills.
- She withheld her rent until the landlord agreed to have the repairs done.
rent verb (PAY TO USE)
[ + two objects ] The old lady rented me her spare bedroom for £200 a week. 这位老太太以每周55英镑的价格把她一间闲置的卧室租给了我们。
- Personnel will help you find a flat to rent.
- She rented a room above a shop.
- We're renting a cottage in Wales for the summer.
- We scoped out the local shops and facilities to see if it would be a good place to rent a flat.
- The landlord rents the flat out through a letting agency.
rent verb (TORN)
› past simple and past participle of rend（用力）撕碎，打碎