Translation of "expression" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (SHOWING) 表示 uk us /ɪkˈspreʃ.ən/

[ C or U ] when you say what you think or show how you feel using words or actions

He wrote her a poem as an expression of his love. 他给她写了一首诗以表达爱慕之情。
We've received a lot of expressions of support for our campaign. 我们收到很多来信表示支持我们的运动。
Freedom of expression is a basic human right. 言论自由是基本的人权。
It's better to give expression to (= show) your anger, rather than hiding it. 最好能把愤怒发泄出来,而不是深藏于心。
formal His sadness at the death of his wife found expression (= was shown) in his music. 他通过音乐表达了对亡妻的哀悼之情。
She plays the violin with great expression (= feeling). 她的小提琴演奏很有表现力。

[ C ] the look on someone's face, showing what they feel or think

I could tell from her expression that something serious had happened. 一看她的脸色我就知道出了很严重的事情。
Mark always has such a miserable expression on his face. 马克脸上总是带着一副苦恼的神情。

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