hireling

英 ['haɪəlɪŋ] 美 ['haɪɚlɪŋ]
  • n. 雇员;给钱就听人使唤者
  • adj. 被雇用的;为金钱工作的
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hireling 给奶就叫娘的人

比喻用法。

hireling (n.)
"one who works for hire," Old English hyrling; see hire + -ling. As an adjective by 1580s.
1. He had no authority; he was merely a hireling.
他没有权力; 他只是个受雇者.

来自辞典例句

2. The horse is only a hireling.
这马只是一个雇用品.

来自辞典例句

3. They would rather be a hireling in this world than wield kingly power among the dead.
他们宁可在阳世为奴,也不愿在冥府为王.

来自神话部分

4. The mouse - over functionality of hireling portraits has been changed.
关于雇佣工描绘的官能性鼠标被改变.

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5. For example, an evil wizard polymorphs his dim - witted hireling into a crow.
举例说, 一个邪恶的法师对他的雇工施展变形奶牛的法术.

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