[BT英语0071] amortize

amortize


a + mort(死亡) + ize = 分期付款 (现在好多的租房子,学英语,做美容,都会提供分期付款的业务)基本上,碰上就会mort(死亡)

Business expenses had to be amortized over a 60 month period. 营业费用必须在60个月的时间内分期偿还。

因为mort是死亡的意思,所以immortal是不死的,不死的就是不死的;长生的,不朽的;永存的;流芳百世的,永久的,持久的,长久的

Maybe my work is not immortal, but it will live for a while.也许我的作品不能流芳百世,但它能流传一阵子。

Roosevelt’s immortal words, ‘Speak softly and carry a big stick.’ 罗斯福的不朽名言——“说话温和,手持大棒”

Beethoven is regarded as one of the immortals of classical music.贝多芬被认为是不朽的古典音乐大师。

mortality


死亡率,死亡数

The mortality from automobile accidents is very serious. 车祸造成的死亡人数很多。

mortgage


mort(死亡) + gage = 拿命来的东西 = 抵押借款,抵押贷款

He mortgaged his house in order to start a business.他将房子作抵押借款以开办一家商店。

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