Translation of "become" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /bɪˈkʌm/ us /bɪˈkʌm/ became, become

become verb (BE)

A2 [ L ] to start to be

I was becoming increasingly suspicious of his motives. 我越来越怀疑他的动机。
It was becoming cold, so we lit the fire. 天气越来越冷了,所以我们就燃起了火。
After giving up smoking, he became fat and irritable. 戒烟后,他发福了,而且老爱发火。
Margaret Thatcher became the UK's first woman prime minister in 1979. 玛格丽特·撒切尔于1979年成为英国第一位女首相。
He has just become a father. 他刚刚当上爸爸。

More examples

  • Of the four million people who have become vegetarians in Britain, nearly two-thirds are women.
  • When did you become a US citizen?
  • People can become infected after eating raw or undercooked meat.
  • He started his working life as an engineer but later became a teacher.
  • Prince Juan Carlos of Spain became king in 1975.

become verb (SUIT)

[ T ] old-fashioned to cause someone to look attractive, or to be suitable for someone

That colour really becomes you. 那个颜色很适合你。

Phrasal verb(s)

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