Die Übersetzung von "short" - Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian


adjective /ʃoːt/

not long

You look nice with your hair short
Do you think my dress is too short?

not tall; smaller than usual

a short man.

not lasting long; brief

a short film
in a very short time
I’ve a very short memory for details.

not as much as it should be

When I checked my change, I found it was 20 cents short.

(with of) not having enough (money etc)

tidak cukup
Most of us are short of money these days.

(of pastry) made so that it is crisp and crumbles easily.

shortness noun

shortness of breath.
shortage /-tidʒ/ noun

a lack; the state of not having enough

a shortage of water.
shorten verb

to make or become shorter

The dress is too long – we’ll have to shorten it.
shortening noun

the fat used for making pastry.

shortly adverb


sekejap lagi
He will be here shortly
Shortly after that, the police arrived.
shorts noun plural

short trousers for men or women

seluar pendek
a pair of shorts.
shortbread noun

a kind of crisp, crumbling biscuit.

kek rapuh
short-change verb

to cheat (a buyer) by giving him too little change

menipu dengan memulangkan baki yang tidak mencukupi
I think the shopkeeper short-changed me.
short circuit noun

the missing out by an electric current of a part of an electrical circuit.

litar pintas
shortcoming noun

a fault

You’ll have to forgive his shortcomings.
shortcut noun

a quicker way between two places

jalan pintas
I was in a hurry so I took a shortcut across the field.
shorthand noun

a method of writing rapidly, using strokes, dots etc to represent sounds

She took down the minutes of the meeting in shorthand.
short-handed adjective

having fewer workers than are necessary or usual.

tidak cukup kakitangan
short-list noun

a list of candidates selected from the total number of applicants for a job etc.

senarai pendek
Did she make the shortlist for the PA job?
short-lived /-ˈlivd, (American) -ˈlaivd/ adjective

living or lasting only for a short time

tidak kekal lama
short-lived insects
short-lived enthusiasm.
short-range adjective

not reaching a long distance

jarak dekat
short-range missiles.

not covering a long time

jangka pendek
a short-range weather forecast.
short-sighted adjective

seeing clearly only things that are near

I don’t recognize people at a distance because I’m short-sighted.
short-sightedly adverb

tidak jelas
short-sightedness noun

short story noun (plural short stories)

a short written story about imaginary characters and events.

short-tempered adjective

easily made angry

mudah marah
My husband is very short-tempered in the mornings.
short-term adjective

concerned only with the near future

jangka pendek
short-term plans.

lasting only a short time

jangka pendek
a short-term loan.
by a short head

by a very small amount

His horse won by a short head.
for short

as an abbreviation

sebagai singkatan
His name is Victor, but we call him Vic for short.
go short

to cause oneself not to have enough of something

Save this carton for tomorrow, or else we’ll go short (of milk).
in short

in a few words

dengan sepatah dua kata
In short, we desperately need to increase sales.
in short supply

not available in sufficient quantity

tidak cukup bekalan
Fresh vegetables are in short supply.
make short work of

to dispose of very quickly

menghabiskan dengan cepat
The children made short work of the ice-cream.
run short

(of a supply) to become insufficient

semakin berkurang
Our money is running short.

(with of) not to have enough

We’re running short of money.
short and sweet

His reply was short and sweet: ’Get out!’ he shouted.
short for

an abbreviation of

singkatan untuk
’Phone’ is short for ’telephone
What is ’Ltd.’ short for?
short of

not as far as or as much as

Our total came to just short of $1,000
We stopped five miles short of London.

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