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  • n.硬币;铸币;〔俚语〕金钱;恩惠
  • v.创造;提出;铸造(货币);制造
  • Web钱币;金币;杜撰
Simple Present:coins  Present Participle:coining  Past Participle:coined  
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n.
1.
[c]
(一枚)硬币;金属货币a small flat piece of metal used as money
a euro coin
欧元硬币
2.
[u]
(统称)硬币money made of metal
notes and coin
纸币和硬币
v.
1.
~ sth
创造(新词语)to invent a new word or phrase that other people then begin to use
The term ‘cardboard city’ was coined to describe communities of homeless people living in cardboard boxes.
人们创造了 cardboard city 一词,用来指居住在纸板棚里的无家可归者所聚集的地区。
2.
~ sth
铸(币);造(硬币)to make coins out of metal
IDM
be coining it (in)|be coining money
(informal)
暴富;赚大钱;发大财to earn a lot of money quickly or easily
Oh well, no news is good news, to coin a phrase.
噢,常言道,没有消息就是好消息。
to coin a phrase
(引出为逗趣而稍加改动的名言)used to introduce a well-known expression that you have changed slightly in order to be funny
套用一句老话;用老话来说used to show that you are aware that you are using an expression that is not new
Oh well, no news is good news, to coin a phrase.
噢,常言道,没有消息就是好消息。

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