Translation of "coast" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

coast

verb [ I ] uk us /kəʊst/ US  /koʊst/

to move forward in a vehicle without using the engine, usually down a hill

(通常指下山时凭借惯性)滑行,下滑
At the top of the hill I switched off the engine and we just coasted down the other side. 在山顶,我关上发动机,我们就沿着另一侧的山坡顺势滑行。

to progress or succeed without any effort or difficulty

毫不费力取得进展;轻而易举取得胜利
While I struggled, my sister coasted through school with top grades. 上学时我总觉得很吃力,而我妹妹却一路学得轻轻松松,成绩一直很优异。

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