Translation of "ground" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] (AREA OF KNOWLEDGE) 知识领域 uk us /ɡraʊnd/

an area of knowledge or experience; a subject

When the conversation turns to politics he's on familiar ground (= he knows a lot about this subject). 当谈话转向政治时,他便如鱼得水。
Once we'd found some common ground (= things we both knew about) we got on very well together. 在找到一些共同语言之后,我们开始相处融洽了。
The lectures covered a lot of ground (= included information on many different subjects). 这些演讲涵盖了众多学科的内容。
I enjoyed her first novel, but I felt in the second she was going over the same ground (= dealing with the same area of experience). 我很喜欢她的第一部小说,但是我觉得她的第二部小说涉及的是同样的题材。

(Translation of “ground noun (AREA OF KNOWLEDGE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)