Translation of "apply" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (USE) uk us /əˈplaɪ/

to make use of something or use it for a practical purpose

He wants a job in which he can apply his foreign languages. 他想找一份可以用到他的多门外语知识的工作。
The court heard how the driver had failed to apply his brakes in time. 法庭听司机陈述了他如何没能及时刹车的原委。
If you apply pressure to a cut it's meant to stop the bleeding. 如果你按压住伤口,就会止住流血。

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