penny

  核心词汇  
['peni]     ['peni]    
  • n. 便士;【美】分
pennies/pence
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penny的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

n. (名词)
  1. <英>便士(英国的小硬币和货币单位,1 英镑为 100 便士)
  2. 一便士硬币
  3. <美>一分
  4. 一分硬币
  5. 一小笔钱,小钱
  6. 一文钱
  7. 彭妮(音译名)
adj. (形容词)
  1. 无价值的

双解释义

n. (名词)
  1. [C]便士 (in Britain since 1971) a unit of money equal to one hundredth of a pound; (in Britain before 1971) a unit of money equal to one twelfth of a shilling
  2. [C](美国、加拿大的)一分钱 (in the US and Canada)(a coin worth) a cent
  3. [S]少量的钱 a small amount of money

英英释义

Noun:
  1. a fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound

  2. a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit

penny的用法和样例:

例句

用作名词 (n.)
  1. I only have a few pennies with me.
    我身上只有几个便士。
  2. He said that he wouldn't lend me a penny.
    他说过他一便士都不愿借给我。
  3. He felt in his pocket for a penny.
    他在口袋里摸索着找一个便士。
  4. He keeps track of every penny he spend.
    他记录他花掉的每一分钱。
  5. We should make every penny count.
    我们每一分钱都要花在刀刃上。

常见句型

用作名词 (n.)
  1. There are 100 pence in a pound.
    一英镑等于100便士。
  2. The ticket cost 40 pence.
    这张票花了40便士。
  3. I had but two pence in my pocket.
    我口袋里只有两个便士。
  4. I have five shillings and a few pence.
    我有五先令和几个便士。
  5. He's never turned an honest penny in his life.
    他一生中没有用正当手段赚过一分钱。
  6. The journey won't cost you a penny if you come in my car.
    如果你坐我的车去,一分钱也不用花。
  7. To help his neighbor out, he emptied his purse to the last penny.
    为了帮助邻居解决困难,他倾囊相助。

常用短语

用作名词 (n.)
a penny for one's thoughts
    说说(你)在想什么 (usually said to sb who has been silent for a while or appears deep in thought) tell me what you are thinking
a pretty penny
    许多钱,相当多的钱 a lot of money
be two〔ten〕 a penny
    廉价而易得,多得不值钱 be very cheap and easy to obtain, and therefore of little value
pinch pennies
    极力节约 be careful about spending small amounts of money
watch every penny
    精打细算 careful and strict calculation

词汇搭配

用作名词 (n.)
动词+~

经典引文

  • Small..marbles made of clay which cost a penny.

    出自: Betty Smith
  • Torto's mother gave Mensa threepence and Torto a penny.

    出自: A. Djoleto
  • No pennies were issued in 1950.

    出自:Coin Monthly

penny的详细讲解:

词语用法

n. (名词)
  1. penny是英国的货币单位,意为“便士”,在1971年前是1先令的1/12,在1971年后指一英镑的1/100。penny在美国和加拿大,还可作“美分”“加拿大分”解,相当于cent,复数形式均为pennies。penny引申还可表示“少量的钱”,一般用于否定句。
  2. penny的复数有两种形式:pennies和pence。在指钱数多少即“面值”时用pence,在指一个一个硬币时用pennies。
  3. “六便士硬币”是six pence,“6个一便士的硬币”是six pennies,“总共六便士”是six pence。
  4. 在非正式文体中尤其是口语里, penny可用缩略式p,且其单复数同形。

词义辨析

n. (名词)
下面几个句子的意思不同:
  • There is six pennies on the table.
  • 桌上有6枚一便士的硬币。
  • There is six pence on the table.
  • 桌上有六便士(钱)。
  • There is a six pence on the table.
  • 桌上有1枚六便士的硬币。
  • 常见错误

    n. (名词)
      我借给你的那五便士在哪里?

      Where are that five pence I lent you?

      Where is that five pence I lent you?

      以钱的数额作主语时,谓语动词要用单数形式。

      意想不到的收获

      penny from heaven

      pennies from heaven

      pence from heaven

      当表示“不费力而意外得到的东西”时,要用复数形式pence或pennies。

      两便士的黄油足够了。

      Two penny butter are enough.

      Two penny butter is enough.

      “1以上的基数词+penny+sth ”作主语时, penny和谓语动词均用单数形式。

    词源解说

    • ☆ 直接源自古英语的pening;最初源自诺森伯兰语的penning。
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