Translation of "freeze" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I ] (STOP WORKING) 停止工作 uk us /friːz/ (froze, frozen) (also freeze up) US

If an engine or lock freezes, it stops working because its parts have become stuck and can no longer move

My old bicycle was so rusty that the gears had frozen. 我的旧自行车锈得太厉害,齿轮都卡住不动了。
If the lock has frozen up, try lubricating it with oil. 如果锁卡住了,上点油润滑一下试试。

(Translation of “freeze verb (STOP WORKING)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)