新视野大学英语朗读 第1册 Unit 10B:Language Point 15

发表时间:2014-04-21内容来源:VOA英语学习网

Language Point 15

For those who find this too great an expense, there is an alternative. (Para. 3)

Meaning: There is some other choice or some other way out for those who find downloading papers from the web too expensive for them to afford it. Or those who find $29.75 is too dear have another choice.

expense: n. cost or charge

The expense of buying a car is more than we can afford.

买车的费用超出了我们的支付能力。

The expense of the trip for the youngest child was very small.

最小的孩子这次旅行的费用很少。

He travelled at the company's expense.

他的旅行费用是由公司负担的。

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