地道口语 | “我是自由职业”英语如何说?

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in the middle of...

在...之间

He is standing in the middle of the room.

他站在屋子的中间。


I was in the middle of dinner when he called.

他打进来的时候,我正在吃晚饭。


employ

/ɪmˈplɔɪ/

雇佣

The company employed several new staff.

公司又雇佣了几个新员工。


self-employed

个体经营的;单干的;自由职业的

I'm self-employed.

我是自由职业者。



employee

/ɪmˈplɔɪiː/

雇员


Conversation:
A: What's up? Are you in the middle of something?你还好吗?在忙吗?
B: Yeah. I'm just working out how much money I've earned this month. 是啊,我正在算这个月我能赚多少钱。
A: Doesn't your company work that out for you?这不是应该由你的公司给你算吗?
B: I don't work for a company anymore. After I got fired last month, I decided to become self-employed.我现在不在公司上班了,上个月被公司解雇之后,我决定自己干。
A: Really? That's exciting. How do you like it so far?真的吗?太好了,那到现在为止你干的怎么样了?
B: Well, I can wake up whenever I want and I don't have to ask anyone's permission to take a break.我可以想什么时候起床就什么时候起床,想休息的时候也不用征求任何人的同意。
A: That sounds good.听起来不错。
B: Actually. I'm working more hours now than I did before. But I don't mind as much because I'm the one making decisions.实际上,我现在工作的时间比以前长多了。但是我不太介意这个,因为我一个人说了算。
A: How's the pay?收入如何?
B: I'd rather not say. It's kind of a personal thing. 我不想说,这是我的私事。

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