A: Did you hear the report yesterday?
B: Yeah, the reporter is so young but so successful.
A: He must pay a lot of price.
B : Why do you say like that?
A: Because there is no royal road to success.
royal road ( to something )
exp. An easy or direct way of achieving a desired end. （捷徑）
e.g. Each year, people flock to Hollywood, hoping to find the royal road to fame and fortune.
e.g. His family's wealth and status put him on the royal road to success from the moment he was born.
1. pay a price：付出代價
e.g. The American people are willing to pay a price for energy independence.
e.g. If you want to survive and prosper, there is a price to play.
e.g. All we do is cut each other's throats and make the public pay a price for it.
2. like that：那樣，如此，就像那樣的
e.g. Be nicer to him. You shouldn't mess around with him like that.
e.g. I'm going to start a shop like that. I'll need a foreman.
e.g. I don't like people who go around bleating out things like that.