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  • Hello, everyone.

    大家好。

  • My name is Robert, and in this video, I'm going to talk about two expressions that describe how people use or control money.

    我的名字是羅伯特,在這個視頻中,我將談論兩個描述人們如何使用或控制金錢的表達方式。

  • one is positive and one is negative.

    一個是積極的,一個是消極的。

  • All right, so these two adjectives, the first one we're going to talk about Is stingy.

    好的,所以這兩個形容詞,第一個我們要談的是Is stingy。

  • Okay, now let's focus on the pronunciation 1st.

    好了,現在讓我們把注意力集中在第一種發音上。

  • Stingy.

    小氣。

  • A lot of my students, uh, mistakenly say sting E.

    我的很多學生,呃,誤認為是刺E。

  • Okay, you gotta be very careful.

    好吧,你得非常小心。

  • It is pronounced stingy.

    它的發音是小氣的。

  • And what does stingy mean?

    那麼小氣是什麼意思呢?

  • Well, someone who is stingy, uh, they don't like to spend money.

    嗯,一個小氣的人,呃,他們不喜歡花錢。

  • They don't like to share money.

    他們不喜歡分享金錢。

  • Okay.

    好的。

  • They are very greedy.

    他們非常貪婪。

  • They are not generous.

    他們並不慷慨。

  • They are exactly like Scrooge.

    他們完全像史古治。

  • You may have.

    你可能有。

  • You may have heard or know about Scrooge.

    你可能聽說過或知道史古治。

  • He is a very stingy guy.

    他是一個非常吝嗇的人。

  • He does not want to share any of his money.

    他不想分享他的任何錢。

  • All right, so to help us understand stingy a little bit better.

    好的,所以為了幫助我們更好地理解小氣。

  • Let's look at a few example Sentences.

    讓我們來看看幾個例子的句子。

  • Okay, So the first example for stingy he doesn't want to give his son bus money.

    好吧,那麼第一個小氣的例子,他不想給他兒子車錢。

  • He is stingy.

    他很吝嗇。

  • Alright.

    好吧。

  • So yeah, this father doesn't want to give his son any bus money.

    所以,是的,這位父親不想給他兒子任何公車費。

  • Okay, That's a very stingy guy.

    好吧,這是個非常小氣的傢伙。

  • Let's look at the next example.

    讓我們來看看下一個例子。

  • I was so thirsty, but my sister wouldn't buy me water.

    我非常口渴,但我姐姐不給我買水。

  • She's stingy.

    她很吝嗇。

  • Okay, again, my sister.

    好了,再說一遍,我的妹妹。

  • Very bad.

    非常糟糕。

  • I'm so thirsty.

    我太渴了。

  • But she wouldn't buy me even water.

    但她甚至不給我買水。

  • Yeah, she's very stingy.

    是的,她很吝嗇。

  • Okay, so we just saw some examples of stingy.

    好的,所以我們剛才看到了一些小氣的例子。

  • I hope you are not stingy.

    我希望你不要吝嗇。

  • It's a very negative word to call someone.

    這是一個非常負面的詞,用來稱呼某人。

  • But there is a positive word.

    但有一個積極的詞。

  • And that's our next word.

    而這就是我們的下一個詞。

  • That word is frugal.

    這個詞就是節儉。

  • Listen to the pronunciation.

    聽聽發音。

  • Frugal.

    節儉。

  • Okay, so a person who is frugal, uh, they don't like to waste money.

    好的,所以一個節儉的人,呃,他們不喜歡浪費錢。

  • Alright.

    好吧。

  • They like to save money or keep their money and control their money.

    他們喜歡省錢或保留自己的錢,並控制自己的錢。

  • Very well.

    很好。

  • So, for example, uh, someone goes to the market to buy some items or some things.

    所以,比如說,呃,有人去市場買一些物品或一些東西。

  • They're probably going to buy the cheaper items.

    他們可能會購買更便宜的商品。

  • Okay, They don't like to waste money on brand names or expensive items.

    好吧,他們不喜歡在品牌或昂貴的物品上浪費錢。

  • Okay, So people who like to spend less money for things, uh, to save money, they are frugal.

    好的,所以喜歡花較少錢買東西的人,呃,為了省錢,他們是節儉的。

  • Alright, So let's take a look at a few examples to understand.

    好吧,那麼讓我們看一下幾個例子來了解。

  • Frugal.

    節儉。

  • Okay, let's look at the first example for frugal.

    好吧,讓我們看看節儉的第一個例子。

  • My father usually takes the bus to work instead of driving.

    我的父親通常坐公車去上班,而不是開車。

  • He is frugal.

    他很節儉。

  • So, yeah, the father takes the bus instead of driving.

    所以,是的,父親坐公車而不是開車。

  • So he's probably saving money on the oil price.

    所以他可能在油價上省錢。

  • He's a very frugal guy.

    他是一個非常節儉的人。

  • Let's look at the next example.

    讓我們來看看下一個例子。

  • My sister always uses coupons when she buys something at the store.

    我姐姐在商店買東西的時候總是使用優惠券。

  • She is frugal.

    她很節儉。

  • Okay, so she's always using coupons to save money.

    好吧,所以她總是用優惠券來省錢。

  • She's very frugal.

    她非常節儉。

  • All right, so those were the examples of frugal.

    好的,所以這些是節儉的例子。

  • Okay, so, again, stingy is negative.

    好的,所以,再次強調,小氣是負面的。

  • So if you say to someone Oh, you are stingy, Okay?

    所以如果你對某人說,哦,你很吝嗇,好嗎?

  • It's a very negative thing.

    這是一個非常消極的事情。

  • That person, uh, doesn't want to share their money.

    那個人,呃,不願意分享他們的錢。

  • They just want to keep their money.

    他們只是想保留他們的錢。

  • But on the other hand, if you say to someone Oh, you are quite frugal.

    但另一方面,如果你對別人說,哦,你是相當節儉的。

  • Okay, that's kind of a compliment.

    好吧,這算是一種讚美。

  • Meaning they are good at controlling their money and not wasting money.

    意味著他們善於控制自己的錢,不浪費錢。

  • All right, so that's it.

    好了,就這樣吧。

Hello, everyone.

大家好。

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