Translation of "bust" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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bustnoun [ C ]

uk /bʌst/ us /bʌst/

bust noun [ C ] (BREASTS)

a woman's breasts, or the measurement around a woman's breasts and back

I couldn't find any blouses in my bust size. 这家店里找不到适合我胸围的衣服。

bust noun [ C ] (HEAD)

a model of the head and shoulders of a person

There was a bust of Mahler on his desk. 他书桌上有一尊马勒的半身像。

bust noun [ C ] (ARREST)

slang an occasion when police arrest people who are thought to have broken the law

In their latest drugs bust police entered a warehouse where cocaine dealers were meeting. 在最近的毒品搜捕行动中,警方突袭了一个可卡因毒贩正在进行交易的仓库。

bustverb [ T ]

uk /bʌst/ us /bʌst/ busted or UK also bust, busted or UK also bust

bust verb [ T ] (BREAK)

informal to break something

Oh no! I bust his MP3 player. 噢,不好!我弄坏了他的CD播放机。

bust verb [ T ] (ARREST)

US slang When the police bust a person, they arrest them, or when they bust a building or a place, they arrest people in it who they believe are breaking the law.

The police busted him because they think he's involved with a terrorist group. 警方认为他与恐怖团伙有牵连而逮捕了他。


Phrasal verb(s)


uk /bʌst/ us /bʌst/

bust adjective (BROKEN)

UK informal US busted broken

I think my watch is bust. 我想我的表坏了。

bust adjective (BUSINESS)

go bust

If a company goes bust, it is forced to close because it is financially unsuccessful.

More than 20 companies in the district went bust during the last three months. 过去的3个月里这一地区有超过20家公司破产。

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