New Words
credit n.
card n.
income n.
available adj.
popular a.
charge vt.;n.
cost n.
purchase vt.;n.
extra a.
sponsor vt.
bill n.
pioneer n.
respectively adv.
matter n.
replace vt.
individual n.
business n.
单词
信任, 信用
纸牌, 卡片
收入, 收益
可用到的, 可利用的
通俗的, 流行的, 受欢迎的
vt.记帐 n.费用
成本, 价钱
买, 购买
额外的, 不包括在价目内的
发起, 主办
帐单
先驱, 倡导者
分别地, 各个地
事件, 问题
取代, 代替
个人, 个体
企业;工商企业
Phrases and Expressions
credit card
work record
apply for
American Express
VISA
Master Charge
service charge
短语与词组
信用卡
工作纪录
申请
美国运通卡
维萨卡
万事达卡
服务费,手续费

Notes

1.If you have a credit card, you can buy a car, eat a dinner, take a trip, and even get a haircut by charging the cost to your account.如果你持有信用卡,只要记一下账,你就可以买汽车、旅行甚至理发
(1)take a trip旅行
(2)get a haircut理发
(3)by charging the cost to your account是介词短语,在句中作状语。
charging…(to)是动名词,做介词by的宾语。
charge vt.to postpone payment on (a purchase) by recording as a debt赊购:记帐以推迟对(购买)的付款
例:paid cash for the stockings but charged the new coat.
袜子付了现金但又赊购了一件新外套
2.This, of course, can be a problem, if you charge more than you can pay for.当然,如果你的账单金额超出了你的支付能力,这就成问题了。
(1)you charge more than you can pay for是由(more)…than…引导的比较状语从句。
3.Many of us believe that it will only be a matter of time before credit cards replace cash and checks for both individuals and businesses.我们许多人相信,信用卡代替现金,取代个人支票和企业支票只是一个时间问题。
(1)(Many of us believe) that it will only be…是由that引导的宾语从句。
believe vt.to expect or suppose; think期望,料想;认为
例:I believe they will arrive shortly.
我想他们马上就到
(2)matter n.a subject of concern, feeling, or action考量,事物:关心、感情或行为的承受者
例:This is a matter of foreign policy.
这是外交政策的问题。
(3)check n.a written order to a bank to pay the amount specified from funds on deposit; a draft.支票:给银行从存款中支付具体款项的书面支票;汇票


Credit Card(A)信用卡(注解): http://insuns.com/article/12095-1.html