The world's most expensive cities
What does “to soar” mean? And what is a “currency”? Improve your Business English and talk about this topic in our Sunday Group Lesson!
Singapore has 131 cities globally to become the world’s most expensive city to live in 2014, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
The city’s strong combined with the high cost of running a car and utility contributed to Singapore topping the list.
It is also the most expensive place in the world to buy clothes.
Singapore replaces Tokyo, which topped the list in 2013.
Other cities the top five most expensive cities to live in are Paris, Oslo, Zurich and Sydney, with Tokyo falling to sixth place.
currency (n) the system of money that a country uses
to soar (v) if the value, amount or level of something soars, it rises very quickly
bill (n) for payment: a piece of paper that shows how much you owe somebody for goods or services
to make up (v) to form something
Speak about this topic Choose and Skype our teacher! First conversation is free!