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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “call”

call

verb (NAME)
名字
 
 
/kɔːl/ US  /kɑːl/
[T + obj + noun ] to give someone or something a name, or to know or address someone by a particular name
给…取名,给…命名;称呼
They've called the twins Katherine and Thomas.
他们给双胞胎取名为凯瑟琳和托马斯。
What's that actor called that we saw in the film last night?
我们昨晚在电影里看到的那个演员叫什么名字?
His real name is Jonathan, but they've always called him 'Johnny'.
他的真名叫乔纳森,但他们总是叫他“约翰尼”。
What's her new novel called?
她的新小说叫什么名字?
I wish he wouldn't keep calling me 'dear' - it's so patronising!
我希望他不要老是叫我“亲爱的”——太居高临下了!
Names and titles
call sb names If a person, especially a child, calls someone names, he or she addresses that person with a name which is intended to be offensive
(尤指小孩)咒骂,辱骂(某人)
Tom's worried that if he wears glasses at school the other children will call him names.
汤姆担心如果他在学校戴眼镜会被其他孩子取笑。
Insults and abuseTreating people or animals badly
(Definition of call verb (NAME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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