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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “expensive”

expensive

adjective
 
 
/ɪkˈspent.sɪv/
costing a lot of money
昂貴的;用錢多的;價格高的
Rolls Royces are very expensive.
勞斯萊斯汽車價格昂貴。
Big houses are expensive to maintain.
大房子的維修費很高。
She has expensive tastes (= she likes things that cost a lot of money).
她喜歡昂貴的東西。
Expensive and luxuriousCosting too much
expensively
 
 
/ɪkˈspent.sɪv.li/ adverb
Sarah is always very expensively dressed (= she wears clothes that cost a lot of money).
莎拉穿的衣服一向都很貴。
Expensive and luxuriousCosting too much
(Definition of expensive from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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