haggle

英 ['hæg(ə)l] 美 ['hæɡl]
  • n. 讨价还价;争论
  • vt. 乱劈;乱砍
  • vi. 争论;乱劈
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pest害虫。
infest害虫大批出没于,侵扰。
in在里面,fest即pest害虫。

lamp油灯。
lambent火焰轻轻摇曳的。

hack劈砍。
haggle乱砍,乱劈。
ck变成g,-le动词尾,表示反复。

1. hack => haggle, hackle.
2. 还高。觉得价钱还是高——讨价还价。
haggle 争论,讨价还价

来自古英语haggen,劈,跺,词源同hack,-le,表反复。引申词义争论,讨价还价。

haggle (v.)
1570s, "to cut unevenly, mangle in cutting" (implied in haggler "clumsy workman"), frequentative of haggen "to chop" (see hack (v.1)). Sense of "argue about price" first recorded c. 1600, probably from notion of chopping away. Related: Haggled; haggling.
1. Don't be afraid to haggle: for the moment, it's a buyer's market.
别怕还价,现在是买方市场。

来自柯林斯例句

2. Of course he'll still haggle over the price.
他一准还会杀价。

来自柯林斯例句

3. She laughed again, enjoying the haggle.
她又大笑起来,享受着砍价的乐趣。

来自柯林斯例句

4. Meanwhile, as the politicians haggle, the violence worsens.
在政客们大打嘴仗的同时,暴力事件愈演愈烈。

来自柯林斯例句

5. In many countries you have to haggle before you buy anything.
在许多国家里买东西之前都得讨价还价.

来自《简明英汉词典》

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