Translation of "amount" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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amountnoun [ C ]

uk /əˈmaʊnt/ us /əˈmaʊnt/

B1 a collection or mass, especially of something that cannot be counted

(尤指不可数事物的)数量;数额;量;总数
They didn't deliver the right amount of sand. 他们运来的沙子数量不对。
Small amounts of land were used for keeping animals. 少量的土地用于饲养动物。
He paid regular amounts of money to a charity. 他定期向一家慈善机构捐一笔钱。
I didn't expect the bill to come to this amount (= of money). 我没有料到账单上的钱数会这么多。
The new tax caused a huge amount of public anger. 新税收引起了强烈公愤。
I had a certain amount of (= some) difficulty finding the house. 我找到这房子费了不少劲。
You wouldn't believe the amount of trouble (= what a lot of trouble) I've had with this car. 你决不会相信这辆汽车给我带来了多少麻烦。

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