Cutthroat 競爭激烈

A word which means competition is fierce

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今日片語

在英式英語中,單字“cutthroat 切喉嚨”通常用來描述“激烈、殘酷的競爭環境”,或形容“在特定的行業中,會有人為了取得優勢而不擇手段”。

我們經常在談論商業的語境中使用這個詞語,比如,常見的包含形容詞“cutthroat”的搭配有“cutthroat competition 殘酷的競爭”、“cutthroat world of 競爭激烈的…業界”等。

例句

The competition for the new management position was cutthroat. Many people wanted the job and would have done anything to get it.
這個新設立的管理層崗位招聘競爭非常激烈。很多人想要得到這份工作,這些人甚至會為此不擇手段。

New technology firms have to be more cutthroat than in the past because there are so many companies making similar products, and they all want their share of the market.
如今,新科技公司之間的競爭不得不比過去更加殘酷,這是因為有太多的公司在開發同類產品,而且他們都想得到屬于自己的市場份額。

In the cutthroat world of Hollywood, only the best can be successful.
在好萊塢這個競爭殘酷的世界里,只有最優秀的人才能成功。