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精選詞彙播客 Vocab Ep.085: Ep.973: How does a socialite spend her money?名媛到底是什麼? 

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Summary:

Jamie Chua is a Singapore socialite who is also a social media influencer. She is famous for sharing her lavish lifestyle on social media and owning more than 200 Hermes bags. How did she become a socialite? While Jamie was a flight attendant, she met an Indonesian tycoon, then fell in love and got married. The 15-year marriage ended in divorce when Jamie was 36 years old. Ever since her divorce, Jamie has built her reputation as a socialite. During her divorce, she was known for asking NT6.24 monthly alimony payment, but nobody knew how much she did eventually get.

Vocabulary and Sample Sentences:

Socialite n. a person who is well known in fashionable society and is fond of social activities and entertainment

  • Paris Hilton was the most famous socialite in the 90s
  • Kim Kardashian built her socialite status into a fashion empire

Lavish adj. rich, elaborate, luxurious

  • Jamie took her alimony and gave herself a lavish lifestyle
  • A lavish lifestyle is also a lifestyle that requires high maintenance

Alimony n. court-ordered provision for the support of spouse after divorce

  • Jamie demanded NTD6.24m monthly alimony in her divorce lawsuit
  • If you fall behind on making alimony payments, you can go back to court to renegotiate a payment plan.
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