Translation of "activity" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ækˈtɪv.ə.ti/ us /ækˈtɪv.ə.t̬i/

activity noun (MOVEMENT)

B2 [ U ] the situation in which a lot of things are happening or people are moving around

There was a lot of activity in preparation for the Queen's visit. 大家都在为准备迎接女王来访而忙碌。
Economists are concerned by the low level of economic activity. 部长们为经济不景气而担忧。
There was a sudden flurry of activity when the director walked in. 经理一走进来,大家马上一片手忙脚乱。

More examples

  • The house, usually bustling with activity, was strangely silent.
  • There is increased volcanic activity in the region.
  • Have you seen the feverish activity in the kitchen?
  • The house was a hive of activity on the day before the wedding.
  • After a sudden burst of activity, the team seemed to run out of energy again.

activity noun (WORK)

B2 [ C or U ] the work of a group or organization to achieve an aim

He was found guilty of terrorist activity. 他因从事恐怖主义活动而被判有罪。
criminal activities 犯罪活动

More examples

  • After weeks of frenetic activity, the job was finally finished.
  • Textbook writing can be an intellectually and financially rewarding activity.
  • There was a sudden spurt of activity in the housing market.
  • There has been a lot of criminal activity in the town lately.
  • He was imprisoned for his terrorist activities.

activity noun (ENJOYMENT)

A2 [ C usually plural ] something that is done for enjoyment, especially an organized event

His spare-time activities include cooking, tennis, and windsurfing. 他的业余活动包括烹调、打网球和帆板运动。
We offer our guests a wide range of outdoor/sporting activities. 我们为客人们提供一系列广泛的户外娱乐/体育活动项目。

More examples

  • These activities should be available to all pupils, not just a select few.
  • She does a variety of fitness activities.
  • Hostile feelings and violent responses often seem to be sublimated into sporting activities.
  • indoor activities
  • leisure activities

(Translation of “activity” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)