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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “sting”


verb [T] (CHARGE)
    /stɪŋ/ (stung) informal
to charge someone a surprisingly large amount of money for something
The bank stung me for £50 in charges when I went overdrawn.
(Definition of sting verb (CHARGE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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