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EP. 61 英文單字 - Chintzy
1) Cheap and of low quality: 質次價廉
The room was full of chintzy Christmas decorations.
2) Not willing to spend money: 吝嗇的，小氣的
Don't be so chintzy - the whole evening will only cost you ten bucks.
EP. 60 Intrigued vs. Interested 有什麼不同?
Intrigued - 好奇 (有一些不是很了解的),少許神秘感
Interested - 有興趣(可能以了解很多)
NO -- I am intrigued by the position description and decided to apply immediately.
OK -- I am interested in the position description and decided to apply immediately.
EP. 59 英文單字 - Quixotic
Extremely idealistic; unrealistic and impractical
EP. 58 英文單字 - Cavalier
Marked by or given to offhand and often disdainful / dismissal of important matters.
From: How I Met Your Mother (S8E14 4:30)
EP. 57 英文單字 Flamboyant
(Of a person or their behaviour) Tending to attract attention because of their exuberance, confidence, and stylishness.
Instead, WeWork had beaten its rivals because it had access to a near-limitless supply of funds,
much of which it had squandered on expensive furniture, flamboyant perks, and promotions luring customers with below-market rents.
EP. 56 潮字 - Bougie
Bourgeoisie --> Bougie
Aspiring to be a higher class than one is.
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