Translation of "charge" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /tʃɑːdʒ/ us /tʃɑːrdʒ/

charge verb (MONEY)

B1 [ T or I ] to ask an amount of money for something, especially a service or activity

How much/What do you charge for a haircut and blow-dry? 剪发和吹风你要多少钱?
The bank charged commission to change my traveller's cheques. 银行兑现我的旅行支票收取了手续费。
[ + two objects ] They charge you $20 just to get in the nightclub. 进夜总会的门他们就收你20美元。
The local museum doesn't charge for admission. 当地博物馆不收门票费。
charge sth to sb's account

to record an amount that a customer has spent for them to pay at a later time, according to an agreement between a business and the customer

Charge the bill to my account, please. 请把账单记在我账上。
Shall we charge the flowers to your account? 我们把买花的钱记到你的账上,行吗?

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charge verb (ACCUSE FORMALLY)

B2 [ T ] (of the police) to make a formal statement saying that someone is accused of a crime

She's been charged with murder. 她被控谋杀。
She is charged with murdering her husband. 她被指控谋害了自己的丈夫。

formal to publicly accuse someone of doing something bad

The paper charged her with using the company's money for her own purposes. 报纸指责她把公司的钱挪作己用。

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charge verb (MOVE FORWARD)

B2 [ I or T ] to move forward quickly and violently, especially towards something that has caused difficulty or anger

The bull lowered its horns and charged. 公牛俯下牛角发动进攻。
The violence began when the police charged (at) a crowd of demonstrators. 当警察冲向一群示威者时,暴力冲突开始了。

[ I + adv/prep ] informal to hurry from one place to another

I've been charging about/around all day and I'm exhausted. 我一整天跑来跑去,累坏了。
He came charging up the stairs to tell me the good news. 他匆匆跑上楼来告诉我这个好消息。

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charge verb (EXPLOSIVE)

[ T ] to put enough explosive into a gun to fire it once


charge verb (ORDER)

[ T often passive ] formal to order someone to do something

He was charged with taking care of the premises. 他被吩咐去看管那些房屋。

[ T ] US specialized law When a judge charges a jury, he or she explains the details of the law to them.


charge verb (SUPPLY ENERGY)

B2 [ I or T ] to put electricity into an electrical device such as a battery

She drove the car round the block to charge (up) its batteries. 她开车绕过街区去给电池充电。
It's not working - I don't think the battery is charging. 它不管用——我觉得电池没在充电。


uk /tʃɑːdʒ/ us /tʃɑːrdʒ/

charge noun (MONEY)

B1 [ C or U ] the amount of money that you have to pay for something, especially for an activity or service

Is there a charge for children or do they go free? 小孩要收费还是免费?
There's an admission charge of £5. 要收5英镑的入场费。
They fixed my watch free of charge. 他们免费修理了我的手表。

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C1 [ C ] specialized law a formal police statement saying that someone is accused of a crime

The 19-year-old will be appearing in court on Thursday where she will face criminal charges. 这位19岁的少女将于周四出庭,她将面临刑事指控。
He has been arrested on a charge of murder. 他因被控谋杀而遭逮捕。
The police brought a charge of theft against him. 警方指控他犯了盗窃罪。
The police have had to drop (= stop) charges against her because they couldn't find any evidence. 警方因为找不到任何证据不得不撤销了对她的指控。
He claimed he had been arrested on a trumped-up (= false) charge. 他声称自己是受诬告而被捕的。

[ C ] formal the act of accusing someone of something bad

[ + that ] The president responded angrily to the charge that she had lost touch with her country's people. 总统针对说她和自己的国民失去联系的指责作出了愤怒的回应。
Her refusal to condemn the violence laid/left her open to the charge of positive support for the campaign (= allowed people to say that she supported it). 她拒绝谴责暴力,这很容易给人留下她支持那场运动的口实。

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charge noun (CONTROL)

in charge

B1 being the person who has control of or is responsible for someone or something

Who will be in charge of the department when Sophie leaves? 索菲离开后,谁来管理这个部门?
I left Jack in charge of the suitcases while I went to get the tickets. 我去买票时让杰克看着箱子。

B2 [ U ] responsibility for controlling or caring for something

Her ex-husband has charge of the children during the week and she has them at the weekend. 她的前夫在工作日照看孩子,她则在周末照顾孩子。
His boss asked him to take charge of the office for a few days while she was away. 老板让他在她离开的这段时间负责办公室工作。

[ C ] old-fashioned a person, especially a child, who is in your care and who you are responsible for


charge noun (EXPLOSIVE)

[ C ] the amount of explosive to be fired at one time, or the bullet or other explosive object shot from a gun


charge noun (MOVE FORWARD)

[ C ] an attack in which people or animals suddenly run forward

a charge of buffalo/elephants 野牛/大象的猛冲
a police charge 警方的突然袭击

charge noun (ORDER)

[ C ] formal an order to do something


charge noun (SUPPLY ENERGY)

[ C usually singular ] the amount of electricity that an electrical device stores or that a substance carries

on charge UK

If something is on charge, you are putting an amount of electricity into it.

Is it all right to leave/put the battery on charge overnight? 让电池充一夜电可以吗?

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