Translation of "escort" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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escortverb [ T ]

uk /ɪˈskɔːt/ us /esˈkɔːrt/

escort verb [ T ] (GO WITH)

to go with a person or vehicle, especially to make certain that he, she, or it leaves or arrives safely

Several little boats escorted the sailing ship into the harbour. 在数只小船的护航下,帆船驶入海港。
Security guards escorted the intruders from the building. 保安把闯入者押送出了大楼。
The police escorted her to the airport, and made sure that she left the country. 警察将她押送到机场,确保其离境。

to go with someone and show them a place

People on the tour will be escorted by an expert on archaeology. 游人们将由一位考古学专家陪同前行。

escort verb [ T ] (AS SOCIAL COMPANION)

formal to go to a social event with someone, especially a person of the opposite sex

Who will be escorting her to the ball? 谁将做她的舞伴呢?


uk /ˈes.kɔːt/ us /ˈes.kɔːrt/

escort noun (SOCIAL COMPANION)

[ C ] a person who goes with another person as a partner to a social event

"But I can't go to the dance without an escort," she protested. “但是没有舞伴我可不能去参加舞会,”她抗议道。

[ C ] someone who is paid to go out to social events with another person, and sometimes to have sex

He hired an escort to go to the dinner with him. 他雇了一位女郎陪他赴宴。

escort noun (GUARD)

[ C ] a person or vehicle that goes somewhere with someone to protect or guard them

The members of the jury left the court with a police escort. 陪审团成员在一名警察的护送下离开了法庭。

[ U ] the state of having someone with you who gives you protection or guards you

The prisoners were transported under military escort. 这些犯人被军人押送到流放地。

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