有关Poverty“贫穷”的词汇

Poverty:indigence 贫乏,穷困;economize 节省、减少开支,有效地利用;impoverish 使贫穷,使贫瘠或恶化,耗尽…的力气;destitute 极度缺乏的,贫乏的,穷困的;frugal 节省的、节俭的,朴素的、花钱少的。

1. indigence 贫乏,穷困

By hard work, many Americans have raised themselves from indigence to wealth.
许多美国人借着辛勤的工作,从贫困攫升为富裕。

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2. economize 节省、减少开支,有效地利用

Housewives can economize by buying their milk in gallon containers.
家庭主妇可以购买加仑装的牛奶而节省开支。

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3. impoverish 使贫穷, 使贫瘠或恶化,耗尽…的力气

The increase in dues is only 10 cents. It will not impoverish any member.
会费只啬十分钱,不会使任何会员变穷的。

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4. destitute 极度缺乏的, 贫乏的, 穷困的

The severe earthquake killed hundreds of people and left thousands destitute.
强烈的地震使数百人履难,留下数千人穷困无依。

Destitute, Please Help (No Shares Please).

5. frugal 节省的、节俭的,朴素的,花钱少的

The old man had nothing to eat but bread and cheese; yet he offered to share this frugal meal with his visitor.
那个老人只有干酪面包可吃但是如果你他把自己的不大足够的食物与访客共享。
An allowance of $200 a week for lunches and fares isn’t much, but you can get by on it if you are frugal.
一星期二百元的午餐及车费津不算多,但是如果你节省一点还是可以过得去的的。

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