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狮子大开口
shīzi dà kāikǒu
Demand an exorbitant price

editor  14-10-21 17:21

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狮子大开口
shīzi dà kāikǒu
Demand an exorbitant price
用法说明
“狮子大开口”是说狮子张大了自己的嘴巴,想要获得更多的事物。这句话比喻人们所提的条件或开价非常高。
“狮子大开口” literally means the lion opens its mouth wide in order to eat more food. It is a metaphor which means a person demands an exorbitant price.
例句
1. 甲:这件衣服他要500美金,你觉得怎么样?
Jiǎ: Zhè jiàn yīfu tā yào 500 měijīn, nǐ juéde zěnmeyàng?
A: He said the price of this dress is $500, what do you think?
乙:真是狮子大开口啊!我觉得最多100美金。
Yǐ: Zhēnshì shīzi dà kāikǒu a! Wǒ juéde zuìduō 100 měijīn.
B: He is demanding an exorbitant price, I think it is $100 at most.
2. 甲:领导打算给我加工资,你觉得我要多少合适?
Jiǎ: Lǐngdǎo dǎsuàn gěi wǒ jiā gōngzī, nǐ juéde wǒ yào duōshao héshì?
A: The boss decided to raise my salary, what do you think is the right number?
乙:你可不要狮子大开口,根据自己的能力决定吧。
Yǐ: Nǐ kě bú yào shīzi dà kāikǒu, gēnjù zìjǐ de nénglì juédìng ba.
B: Don’t demand an exorbitant price, say a price based on your ability.
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