Translation of "admire" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /ədˈmaɪər/ us /ədˈmaɪr/

B1 to find someone or something attractive and pleasant to look at:

We stood for a few moments, admiring the view. 我们驻足了一会儿,欣赏美丽的景色。
I was just admiring your jacket, Delia. 我只是在欣赏你的夹克衫,迪莉娅,没别的。

B2 to respect and approve of someone or their behaviour

I admired him for his determination. 我很欣赏他那坚毅的性格。
I really admire people who can work in such difficult conditions. 我实在是很钦佩那些能在如此艰苦的条件下工作的人。

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