外媒报道“薇娅偷逃税被罚13.41亿”有哪些地道英语表达?

China's "queen of livestreaming" has been fined 1.34 billion yuan for tax evasion. Internet celebrity Viya was fined for hiding personal income and other offences in 2019 and 2020. 

中国的“直播女王”因偷逃税被罚款13.4亿元。网红薇娅在2019年和2020年因隐瞒个人收入和其他违法行为被罚款。

易错知识点tax evasion表示“逃税;偷税;漏税”,千万不能只翻译成“逃税”,正确的翻译是“偷逃税”‘,英文解释为:Tax evasion is the crime of not paying the full amount of tax that you should pay. 举两个例子:(1)He was arrested for tax evasion. 他因为逃税而被捕。(2)Accusations of tax evasion have tarnished his clean image. 偷税的指控使他的清白形象蒙污。

Tax evasion is an illegal activity in which a person or entity deliberately avoids paying a true tax liability. Those caught evading taxes are generally subject to criminal charges and substantial penalties. 

偷逃税是指个人或实体故意逃避真实纳税义务的非法行为。那些被发现偷税漏税的人通常会受到刑事指控和严厉的惩罚。

易错知识点illegal activity 这里千万不要翻译成“非法活动”,正确的翻译是“非法行为,违法行为”,举个例子:He called it an unprecedented illegal activity. 他说这是史无前例的非法行为。

In a recent online shopping festival known as Singles' Day, Viya sold products worth a total of 8.5 billion yuan in one evening, according to media reports. 

据媒体报道,在最近的光棍节网上购物节上,薇娅在一个晚上就卖出了价值85亿元的产品。

Two e-commerce livestreaming influencers were reported to be under investigation for personal tax evasion last month and were together fined nearly 100 million yuan. Their livestreaming services have since closed. 

据报道,上个月,两名电商直播网红因涉嫌偷逃税而接受调查,并被处以近1亿元的罚款。他们的直播服务已经关闭。

单词拓展fine 做名词表示“罚款; 罚金”,做动词表示“处…以罚金”。举两个例子:(1)She has already paid over $2 000 in fines. 已经付了2 000多元罚金。(2)She was fined for speeding. 她因超速而被罚款。

The office said anyone who reports and corrects tax-related misdoings would be given lighter punishment or even exempt from punishment. More than 1,000 people had taken the initiative to pay tax arrears, according to state media. 

税务部门表示,对报告和纠正税务错误的人,将从轻处罚甚至免除处罚。据官媒报道,已有1000多人主动缴纳欠税。

固定搭配be exempt from表示 “使…免除,使…免做”,举机个例子:(1)The interest on the money is exempt from tax. 这笔钱的利息免税。(2)Some students are exempt from certain exams. 有的学生可免除某些考试。

单词拓展arrears [əˈrɪəz] 表示“逾期欠款”,英文解释为:money that sb owes that they have not paid at the right time. 举个例子:They have promised to pay the arrears over the next five years. 他们保证在随后的5年内偿付逾期债款。

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