Translation of "flight" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /flaɪt/ us /flaɪt/

flight noun (JOURNEY)

A2 [ C ] a journey in an aircraft

I'll never forget my first flight. 我永远也不会忘记第一次乘飞机的经历。
How was your flight? 空中旅行感觉如何?
All flights to New York today are delayed because of bad weather. 因天气不好,今天飞往纽约的所有航班都延误了。
My flight was cancelled. 我的航班取消了。

More examples

  • Passengers are requested to check in two hours before the flight.
  • If the flight is late, we'll miss our connection.
  • Welcome aboard flight BA345 to Tokyo.
  • I wonder if you could help me - I'd like some information about flights to New Zealand.
  • Have you had any luck with booking your flight?

flight noun (AIRCRAFT)

[ C ] an aircraft that is making a particular journey

Flight 474 to Buenos Aires is now boarding at Gate 9. 飞往布宜诺斯艾利斯的474航班现在正在9号登机口登机。

More examples

  • Welcome aboard flight BA345 to Tokyo.
  • All passengers for flight LH103 please proceed to gate 16.
  • "This is flight 595X. Do you read me? Over."
  • Flight BA498 has been delayed by 30 minutes.
  • British Airways regret to announce the cancellation of flight BA205 to Madrid.

flight noun (MOVEMENT)

[ U ] an occasion when something flies or moves through the air

an eagle in flight 飞翔的鹰
Suddenly the whole flock of geese took flight (= started flying). 突然,整群大雁都飞了起来。
Modern missiles are so accurate because their flight is controlled by computer. 现代导弹十分精确,因为其飞行路线是由计算机控制的。

[ C ] UK a group of birds, aircraft, etc. flying together

a flight of geese/swans 飞行的一群大雁/天鹅

flight noun (ESCAPE)

[ U ] (an act or example of) escape, running away, or avoiding something

They lost all their possessions during their flight from the invading army. 在躲避侵略军时,他们失去了所有的财产。
put sb to flight UK old-fashioned

to defeat someone and force them to run away

take flight

to run away

The burglars took flight when the alarm sounded. 警报一响,盗贼们就逃走了。

More examples

  • Many residents of the town took flight when they heard news of the approaching hurricane.
  • The book gives an account of his flight from political persecution in 1956.
  • He confronted the danger and never considered taking flight.
  • The villagers took flight from the advancing troops.
  • While others defended the town, he took flight to the mountains.

flight noun (SET)

C2 [ C ] a set of steps or stairs, usually between two floors of a building

We live up three flights of stairs. 我们住在3楼。

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