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BBC英语今日短语:A vampire shopper 半夜网购的人

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今日短语

A vampire shopper 半夜网购的人

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今日短语

“A vampire shopper 吸血鬼购物者” 听起来虽然很吓人,但这个英语说法所描述的人在生活中其实并不少见。它通过传说在夜间活动的虚构生物 “vampires 吸血鬼” 来比喻喜欢在夜晚上网购物的人们。

  例句

Since our son was born, I rely completely on buying what I need online. I have become a real vampire shopper while feeding him in the early morning.

自从我们的儿子出生以来,我完全依赖在网上购买我需要的东西。我已经变成了一个在半夜边喂奶、边购物的人。

According to statistics, the average vampire shopper buys 20% more than the average daytime shopper.

据统计,夜晚网购人的购买量比白天网购者平均多 20%。

When Claire can't sleep, she goes online and buys things. She's become a vampire shopper, which is an expensive new habit!

克莱尔一睡不着觉就上网购物。她变成了一个总在大半夜网购的人,这个新习惯可是够花钱的!

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