Translation of "er" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

er

exclamation uk /ɜːr/ us /ɝː/

the sound that people often make when they pause in the middle of what they are saying or pause before they speak, often because they are deciding what to say

(表示犹豫、沉吟或思考)哦,嗯
"What time shall we meet this evening?" "Er, eight-ish?" “我们今晚什么时候见面?”“哦,8点来钟?”
"Is he handsome?" "Er, well - he's got a nice friendly sort of face, though he's not exactly handsome." “他英俊吗?”“嗯,怎么说呢——他长得很面善,但并不是很英俊。”
noun [ C usually singular ] uk /ˌiːˈɑːr/ us /ˌiːˈɑːr/
HOSPITAL 医院

US abbreviation for emergency room

急诊室,急救室
THE QUEEN 女王

abbreviation for Elizabeth Regina: Queen Elizabeth II

伊丽莎白女王(指英国伊丽莎白二世)
suffix uk /r/ us //
PERFORMER 执行者

also -or added to some verbs to form nouns that refer to people or things that do that particular activity

(加在某些动词后构成名词)做…的人,用于…的物
a singer (= a person who sings) 歌手
a swimmer (= a person who swims) 游泳者
a dishwasher (= a machine or person that washes dishes) 洗碗机;洗碗的人
an actor (= a person who acts) 演员
SPECIALIST 专家

added to the names of particular subjects to form nouns that refer to people who have knowledge about or are studying that subject

(加在特定学科名称后,表示通晓或研究该学科的人)…家
a philosopher (= a person who knows about/studies philosophy) 哲学家
an astronomer (= a person who knows about/studies astronomy) 天文学家
FROM A PLACE 来自一个地方

added to the names of particular places to form nouns referring to people who come from those places

(加在特定的地名后构成名词)来自(或住在)…地方的人
a Londoner (= a person who comes from London) 伦敦人
a northerner (= a person who comes from the north) 北方人
INVOLVED WITH 与…相关的

added to nouns or adjectives to form nouns referring to people who are connected or involved with that particular thing

(加在名词或形容词后构成名词)与…相关的人
a pensioner (= a person who receives a pension) 领养老金的人
first graders (= children who are in the first grade of an American school) 一年级学生
CHARACTERISTICS 特征

added to nouns to form nouns or adjectives referring to people or things that have those particular characteristics

(加在名词后构成名词或形容词)有…特征的人(或物)
a double-decker (= a bus with two decks) 双层公共汽车
a big-spender (= someone who spends a lot of money) 花钱大手大脚的人

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