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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “expense”

expense

noun
 
 
/ɪkˈspents/
[U] when you spend or use money, time or effort
花錢;支付;耗費
Buying a bigger car has proved to be well worth the expense.
事實證明,買輛大一點的車還是值得的。
We've just had a new garage built at great expense.
我們剛用了很多錢蓋一座新車庫。
We went on holiday at my father's expense (= he paid for it).
我們去度了假,一切費用由我父親支付。
It's silly to go to the expense of (= spend money on) buying new clothes when you don't really need them.
花錢去買你並不真正需要的新衣服是很傻的。
Costs and expenses
[C] something which causes you to spend money
花錢的東西(或緣由);開銷
Our biggest expense this year was our summer holiday.
我們今年最大的開支就是暑期渡假。
We need to cut down on our expenses.
我們必須縮減開支。
Costs and expenses
expenses [plural] money that you spend when you are doing your job, that your employer will pay back to you
(向僱主報銷的)業務費用,開支,花銷
I need to get my expenses approved.
我要去辦核銷手續。
UK Don't worry about the cost of lunch - it's on expenses.
不要擔心午餐用多少錢——這是可以報銷的。
Costs and expenses
(Definition of expense noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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