- n. 雇用，租用；租金，工钱
- vt. 雇用；出租
- vi. 雇用，租用；受雇
CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
- hire: [OE] Hire probably originated in North Germany, in the area where the set of dialects known as Low German was spoken. It comes from a prehistoric *khūr-, which also produced Dutch huren (Swedish hyra and Danish hyre were borrowed from Low German).
- hire (v.)
- Old English hyrian "pay for service, employ for wages, engage," from Proto-Germanic *hurjan (cognates: Danish hyre, Old Frisian hera, Dutch huren, German heuern "to hire, rent"). Reflexively, "to agree to work for wages" from mid-13c. Related: Hired; hiring.
- hire (n.)
- "payment for work, use, or services; wages," from Old English hyr "wages; interest, usury," from Proto-Germanic *hurja- (see hire (v.)).
- 1. Child car seats only cost about £10 a week to hire.
- 2. Hire of skis, boots and clothing, is all available.
- 3. Hire someone with experience, someone who knows about real estate.
- 4. Minicabs are not allowed to tout for hire on the streets.
- 5. Skis are available for hire on a daily basis.
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