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情景对话:“缺钱”的地道表达
来源:可可英语  时间:2012-08-21 11:1

A: At the end of the week, I'm always caught short.
每到周末我就缺钱。
 
B: That's because money burns a hole in your pocket. I don't feel sorry for you.
那是因为你太会花钱了,我可不同情你。
 
A: How can I thighten my belt ?
我要怎么省钱才好?
 
B: You're going to have to do without in order to get along.
你必须节省些开支。
 
A: I know. I'll try brown bagging it. Within a short time I'll be in the chips again.
我知道,我会试着带饭,这样没多久就可以省下不少钱。

caught short                钱渐渐不够用
burn a hole in pocket   花钱如流水
feel sorry for                同情
tighten one's belt        节约
brown bag                   从家里带饭
in the chips                 有充足的钱