as is 按现状出售,概不保证,亦作as seen.
例:The goods are to be sold as is .
asking price 索要价,要价
例:Always negotiate, never pay the full asking price.
asleep at the switch 玩忽职守,坐失良机
例:Interest rates dropped significantly for a month before climbing back to higher levels, but our finance manager was asleep at the switch and failed to renegotiate our loans.
as of 自......起,等于as from
例:I would like to inform you that as of September 6, 2001,the new name for our company will be Sunrise.
as per 按照,依据
例:The client requested that we send our report to him on a computer disc, so we wrote a short note to him saying"as per your request, we are sending you our report on disc," and elclosed it with the disc.
aspirational group 带领性消费群体,领导性消费群体
例:Our emulates certain reference groups(aspirational groups) whereas one is actually a member of other groups.
as seen 看货买卖,现场交易(货物按买者所见现状出售,卖方不保证质量)
例: If you buy at a car auction you take the vehicle as seen.
Assembly line 装配线
e.g. He first worked on the shop floor on the assembly line. 他先是在工厂的装配线上工作。
e.g. I hope that all the training programs they run for the staff on the assembly line might have begun to have an effect. 希望那些为工作在装配线上的员工提供的专业培训，如今已经开始发挥作用。
Assembly point 集合地点
e.g. By law, the assembly point in case of fire must be clearly marked. 根据法律，发生火灾的集合地必须有明确的标志。
e.g. She was given a very difficult assignment. 她被分派一项非常艰巨的任务。
Assignment 2 （财产、权益的）转让
e.g. increase or assignment of registered capital 注册资本的增加或转让。
e.g. The cost of establishing a patent, copyright, or trademark is treated as an asset on the balance sheet. 专利、版权或商标的设立成本在资产负债表上属于资产一类。