Translation of "handle" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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handlenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhæn.dəl/ us /ˈhæn.dəl/

handle noun [ C ] (PART)

B2 a part of an object designed for holding, moving, or carrying the object easily

柄,把手
a door handle 门把手
the handle on a suitcase 手提箱的提手
I can't pick the kettle up - the handle's too hot. 我没法拿起茶壶,壶柄太烫了。
She turned the handle and slowly opened the door. 她转动把手,慢慢地打开门。

More examples

  • I just opened the drawer as usual and the handle came away in my hand.
  • The handle on this door is rather stiff.
  • Slowly, I turned the door handle.
  • I picked it up and the handle broke off.
  • The door handles were made of brass.

handle noun [ C ] (NAME)

informal a name of a person or place, especially a strange one

(尤指奇怪的)名字,名称
That's some handle to go through life with! 一辈子取那样一个名字也够奇怪的!

handleverb

uk /ˈhæn.dəl/ us /ˈhæn.dəl/

handle verb (DEAL WITH)

B1 [ T ] to deal with, have responsibility for, or be in charge of

处理;应付;负责
I thought he handled the situation very well. 我认为他把局面处理得非常好。
Some people are brilliant with computers, but have no idea how to handle (= behave with) other people. 有些人在计算机方面很出色,却不会与人打交道。
If you can't handle the job I'll get someone else to do it. 如果你干不了这项工作,我会让别人来做。
Who handles the marketing in your company? 你们公司谁负责市场营销?

More examples

  • This is a very delicate situation and it needs to be handled sensitively.
  • Only some of the bank's lending operations are handled directly by the manager.
  • The president has been criticized for the way he has handled the whole affair.
  • The customer services department handles any customer complaints.
  • So far, he seems to be handling the job well, but it's really too soon to judge.

handle verb (TOUCH)

C2 [ T ] to pick something up and touch, hold, or move it with your hands

(用手)触摸,拿,搬动
Always wash your hands before handling food. 拿食物之前一定要洗手。
Please don't handle the vases - they're very fragile. 请不要触碰花瓶,它们极易破碎。

handle verb (OPERATE)

[ T ] to operate or control something that could be difficult or dangerous

操作,控制(困难或危险的事物)
Have you ever handled a gun before? 你以前打过枪吗?

[ I usually + adv/prep ] If a car handles well, it is easy and pleasant to drive.

(汽车)驾驶起来

handle verb (SELL)

[ T ] to buy and sell goods

买卖(商品)
We only handle cosmetics that have not been tested on animals. 我们只经营未在动物身上做过试验的化妆品。
mainly UK He's been arrested for handling stolen goods. 他因倒卖赃物被捕。

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