Translation of "admire" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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admireverb [ T ]

uk /ədˈmaɪər/ us /ədˈmaɪr/

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。

More examples

  • I admire her forthright way of dealing with people.
  • Susannah put down the paintbrush and stood back to admire her handiwork.
  • You have to admire the artistry of her novels.
  • He flexed his muscles so that everyone could admire them.
  • They stopped at the top of the hill to admire the scenery.

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