Translation of "bury" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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buryverb [ T ]

uk /ˈber.i/ us /ˈber.i/

B1 to put a dead body into the ground

埋;埋葬,安葬
His father is buried in the cemetery on the hill. 他的父亲葬在山上的墓地里。
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usually passive to cover something or someone completely with a large quantity of something

掩埋
If an avalanche strikes, skiers can be buried alive by snow. 如果发生雪崩,滑雪者可能会被雪活埋。

C2 to put something in a place where it is difficult or impossible to find or see

埋藏,隐藏
I found the article buried (away) in the business section of the newspaper. 我在报纸的商务版找到了这篇文章。
She buried her face in her hands and began to sob. 她双手掩面开始啜泣。

to intentionally forget an unpleasant experience

埋藏,忘却(不快的经历)
He'd had to bury his pain over the years. 多年来他不得不将痛苦埋在心底。

old-fashioned If someone says they buried someone, usually a close relation, they mean that the person died.

失去(亲人)
She buried both her parents last year. 去年她的父母都过世了。

More examples

  • A ceasefire has been called to allow the survivors to bury their dead.
  • He made a short speech at the graveside, then the body was finally buried.
  • Robin Hood asked to be buried where his arrow landed.
  • X marks the spot where the treasure is buried.
  • In AD 79 the city of Pompei was buried under a layer of ash seven metres deep.

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