英文里怎么表达“骗子”?

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1. con man/con artist/scam artist:someone who tries to get money from people by tricking them 骗钱的骗子

备注:''conman/con artist/scam artist''常用于口语中。

例:

A pair of con men have been tricking olderpeople in the community out of their life savings. (有两个骗子骗走了社区里很多老人的全部积蓄。)

She gave $11,000 to two con artists whopretended to be bank officials. (有两个骗子假装是银行职员,她被他们骗了$11,000。)

Petty scam artists victimize tourists onthe streets. (有些骗子在路上欺骗游客。)

2. crook: a dishonest person whosteals things or tricks people 不诚实的人

备注:''crook''常用于非正式的场合。

例:

I wouldn't do business with him - he's acrook. (我不会跟他做生意的,他就是个骗子。)

People have accused me of being a crook,but I didn't take any money that wasn't mine. (人们都说我是个骗子,但我没拿别人一分钱。)

3. charlatan: someone who pretendsto have special skills and abilities and tricks people into believing them 江湖骗子,声称自己有特殊技能或能力的人

例:

Some psychic charlatan convinced her shewas going to die in six months. (有个算命先生告诉她,她只剩六个月的命了。)

Charlatans advertise a variety offat-reducing treatments in the back of magazines. (一些江湖术士在杂志背面登了一系列降脂的广告。)

4. quack: a dishonest person whopretends to be a doctor who can cure diseases 蒙古大夫

备注:''quack''常用于非正式的场合。

例:

quacks selling weight-loss drugs(卖减肥药的江湖骗子)

Larry paid some quack over a thousanddollars to cure his insomnia. (拉瑞为了治好失眠,付给这个庸医一千多块钱。)

5. shyster: a dishonestperson, especially a lawyer 讼棍,不择手段的律师

备注:''shyster''常用于美式英语中的非正式场合。

例:

Their lawyer is a shyster who would doanything to win a case. (他们请的这个律师是个为了赢官司会不择手段的讼棍。)

Once the shysters get involved, you can besure we'll end up in court. (只要这些讼棍介入,我们肯定要法庭见了。)

6. snake-oil salesman/peddler:someone who deceives people by persuading them to accept false information,solutions etc that are not effective 江湖骗子,糊弄人相信虚假信息或无效之物的人

备注:''snake-oilsalesman/peddler''常用于美式英语中。

例:

Late night TV is full of snake-oil salesmenoffering get-rich-quick schemes. (晚间节目尽是江湖骗子讲授快速致富法门。)

Critics have called the Senator asmooth-talking snake-oil peddler. (评论家把这个议员称为花言巧语的江湖骗子。)

7. cheat: 骗子

备注:美式英语中常用''cheater''

例:

Don't pretend you can't afford to pay methat money back - you're nothing but a cheat and a liar!(别假装还不起钱了!你就是个骗子!)

My grandmother thinks all car salesmen arecheats. (我奶奶认为所有卖车的都是骗子。)

I'll never play cards with you again, youcheater!(我不会再跟你打牌了。你这个骗子!)

8. swindler: someone who regularlycheats people or organizations to get money 经常骗钱的骗子

例:

That firm is a bunch of swindlers. Don'tpay them anything until the goods have been delivered and checked. (这就是个骗子公司,在收到货之前千万别付钱。)

I wasn't going to let any kid of mine workamong those swindlers on Wall Street. (我不会让我的孩子们去华尔街跟那些骗子一起做事。)

学习提升英语的,还可以试试以下几个方面,我认为还是很有帮助的

1、加强英语的词汇量和语法方面的知识,这是基础。

2、多朗诵一些脍炙人口的英文,最好是会背诵,培养语感。

3、听你喜欢的英语歌曲,还有看欧美电影,保持兴趣的同时学到口语。

4、若有机会的话,跟老外多说英语。比如现在的网上英语学习就可以和外教一对一进行学习和试听。

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