Translation of "future" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈfjuː.tʃər/ us /ˈfjuː.tʃɚ/

future noun (TIME TO COME)

the future [ S ]

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B1 a period of time that is to come

Sometimes I worry about the future. 有时候我担心未来。
I wonder what the future holds for (= what will happen to) you and me. 我不知道你和我未来会怎么样。
I'm sure at some point in the future I'll want a baby. 我确信在未来的某个时候我会想要一个孩子。
We need to plan for the future. 我们需要计划一下未来。
Do you plan to leave New York in the distant future or the near future? 你计划在较远的将来还是不久之后离开伦敦?
I can see those two getting married in the not too distant future (= quite soon). 我看得出那两个人离结婚不远了。

A2 language the form of a verb that you use when talking about something that will happen or exist

In the sentence "He will study" the verb phrase "will study" is in the future. 句子 Who will take care of the dog?中,动词短语 will take 用的是将来时。

C2 [ C ] what will happen to someone or something in the time that is to come

Torn apart by war, its economy virtually destroyed, this country now faces a very uncertain future. 经过战争的蹂躏,这个国家的经济几乎遭到了根本性的破坏,前途未卜。
She's a very talented young singer, Mike, and I personally think she's got a great future ahead of her! 她是个非常有天赋的年轻歌手,我和迈克都认为她的前途一片光明。
The future isn't looking too rosy for these companies. 这些公司的前途看起来不怎么妙。

B1 [ S or U ] the chance of continuing success or existence for something

With falling audiences, the future of this theatre is in doubt. 随着观众数量的下降,这家剧院的未来堪忧。
in future mainly UK US usually in the future

B1 used at the beginning or end of a sentence in which there is a decision about a plan of action or a warning

Could you be more careful in future? 你以后能不能仔细些?
In future I won't bother asking him out anywhere if he's just going to complain that he's bored! 从今往后如果他抱怨说无聊,我不会再邀他出去玩。
In future I'm going to check every single piece of work that you do! 今后我要检查你做过的每项工作。

future noun (MONEY)

futures [ plural ]

agreements for the buying and selling of goods, in which the price is agreed before a particular future time at which the goods will be provided

the futures market 期货市场
She works in futures. 她从事期货交易。

futureadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈfjuː.tʃər/ us /ˈfjuː.tʃɚ/

B1 happening or existing in the future

Of course we'll keep you up to date about any future developments. 当然我们会让你知道将来最新的进展情况。
There's an old superstition that young girls going to bed on this night dream of their future husbands. 有这么一种古老的迷信,认为年轻姑娘们这天晚上睡觉会梦到未来的丈夫。

language The future form of a verb is used when talking about something that will happen or exist.

How do you say that in the future tense? 那句话用将来时怎么说?
for future reference

used when you tell someone something so that it will be known about and can be used in the future

For future reference, could you use the headed paper for any correspondence that leaves this office? 以后要记住,从这个办公室发出去的信都要用带有抬头的信纸。

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