Anonymous
Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 9 years ago

I am flat broke 人家這樣說是什麼意思?

人說對我說: I am flat broke...

請問這句的意思是什麼呢?

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  • 9 years ago
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    broke 破產(形容詞)

    這裡的 flat 是"完全" (副詞) = completely

    I am flat broke. 我一毛錢都沒有。(字面:本人徹底破產了!)

    flat 當副詞使用,參考這裡:

    a. Directly; completely: went flat against the rules; flat broke. <-字典的例子

    b. Exactly; precisely: arrived in six minutes flat.

    (http://www.thefreedictionary.com/flat)

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  • chen
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    Allen

    good! [+1 ]

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  • 9 years ago

    I am flat broke = 身無分文 的意思

    Source(s): 我自己 應外系
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