Translation of "exhaust" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (USE) uk us /ɪɡˈzɔːst/ US  /-ˈzɑːst/

to use something completely

How long will it be before the world's fuel supplies are exhausted? 再过多长时间地球上的燃料就耗尽了?
I'm afraid he's exhausted my patience. 恐怕我对他已经失去耐心了。
We seem to have exhausted this topic of conversation (= we have nothing new to say about it). 这个话题我们好像已经没有什么好谈的了。

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