一提到“穷”，很多多少人首先想到的肯定是poor。实在呢，就像老形状容“老人”时不用old、用senior一样，poor这个词他们也是不太常用的。那应该怎么用 英语形容“穷”呢？一起来看。,Poor给人一种消极感，以是可以试试更为中性的struggling（艰难的）或disadvantaged（弱势群体的）：,,1. There are a lot of struggling families who need our help.
有许多艰难过活的家庭需要我们的辅助。,2. He lived his whole life as a struggling artist and didn't become famous until after his death.
作为艺术家，他一生贫困潦倒，直到死后才成名。,3. This scholarship supports disadvantaged youth who can't afford to pay for their education.
该奖学金用以资助那些肩负不起学费的贫困年轻人。,4. A new educational program has been set up for economically disadvantaged children.
他们设立了一个新的面向贫困儿童的教育设计。,示意“没钱”另有许多 口语化表达，好比美剧中常见的broke（停业了）等：,5. I can't afford to go on holiday this year - I'm flat broke.
今年我没法去度假了——我彻底没钱了。,6. Nobody loves you when you're down and out.
你穷困潦倒的时刻没人喜欢你。,7. They're not badly off but they don't have much money to spare.
他们并不穷——只是闲钱不多而已。,8. We're a bit hard up at the moment so we're not thinking about holidays.