Journey in Life: "At the expense of" nghĩa là gì?

Sunday, March 11, 2018

"At the expense of" nghĩa là gì?

Twitter rồi sẽ vượt lên Facebook. Photo courtesy freegreatpicture.

'At the expense of' có từ expense là chi phí, phí tổn -> cụm từ này nghĩa là gây bất lợi/gây hại cho ai/cái gì; trả giá (to the detriment of someone or something; so as to cause harm to or neglect of; sacrifice, cost, loss).

Ví dụ
The pursuit of profit at the expense of the environment.

Twitter, Snap will grow at the expense of Facebook, analyst predicts.

Trump's Tax Success Is at the Expense of His Trade Agenda.

Viktor Orbán strengthened his power at the expense of Hungarian living standards.

Li Keqiang emphasizes Chinese industrial policies the West says come at the expense of foreign competitors.

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1 comment:

  1. facebook vì lợi nhuận, người dùng phải "trả giá"

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