Translation of "example" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (TYPICAL CASE) 典型事例 uk us /ɪɡˈzɑː̩/ US  /-ˈzæm-/

something which is typical of the group of things that it is a member of

Could you give me an example of the improvements you have mentioned? 你能不能举个例子说明一下你刚才提到的那些进展情况?
This painting is a marvellous example of her work. 这幅画充分体现了她作品的风格。
→ See also exemplify

a way of helping someone to understand something by showing them how it is used

Study the examples first of all, then attempt the exercises on the next page. 首先仔细研究一下例题,然后试着做下一页的习题。
for example

used when giving an example of the type of thing you mean

Offices can easily become more environmentally-friendly by, for example, using recycled paper. 举手之劳就可以使办公室更加环保,比如,使用再生纸。

(Translation of “example noun (TYPICAL CASE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)