Translation of "beer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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beernoun

uk /bɪər/ us /bɪr/

A1 [ U or C ] an alcoholic drink made from grain and hops (= a type of plant)

啤酒
He asked for a pint of beer. 他要了一品脱啤酒。
This beer is brewed in Mexico. 这种啤酒是墨西哥酿造的。

A1 [ C ] a glass or container of this drink

啤酒瓶,啤酒杯
After a hard day's work I enjoy a beer or two. 辛苦工作一天下来我喜欢喝一两杯啤酒。

More examples

  • There's plenty more beer in the fridge.
  • The morning after the party, the whole house stank of beer and cigarettes.
  • One unit of alcohol is equal to half a pint of beer or a standard measure of spirits.
  • After we've played a match, we sit and chat over a few beers.
  • He'd already drunk four beers before I'd finished one.

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