Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “coast”

coast

verb [I]
 
 
/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。
Driving and operating road vehicles
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。
Making progress and advancingBecoming better
(Definition of coast verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “coast” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

monster

any imaginary frightening creature, especially one that is large and strange

Word of the Day

What’s that lovely smell?

by Kate Woodford,
October 29, 2014
As adult humans, we can distinguish about 10,000 different smells. It’s no wonder, then, that we have so many words and expressions to describe them. This week we’re taking a look at those smell words – words that describe good smells and words that describe bad smells. Most smell words are either

Read More 

high-frequency trading noun

October 27, 2014
a type of stock market trading that uses very complex technology to trade extremely quickly, often making tiny profits which nevertheless add up to substantial sums Lewis’s book, Flash Boys, is driving a huge amount of attention toward the topic of high frequency trading, and it has rekindled some of

Read More