英语口语 | 用money doesn't grow on trees表达“挣钱不容易”

短语money doesn't grow on trees 的字面意思是“钱不会长在树上”,实际想表达的意思是不要乱花钱,因为挣钱不容易。

  • My daughter Claire wants a car for her 17th birthday, but I can't afford it. Money doesn't grow on trees!
  • "Mum, can you give me some more pocket money?"
  • "No I can't – money doesn't grow on trees, you know."

值得注意的是,短语money is no object的意思是说你有很多钱,所以钱不是问题。

  • He lives in a mansion, has three sports cars and goes on holiday every month. Money is no object for him.

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