Translation of "have" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (RECEIVE) 收到 uk us strong /hæv/ weak /həv/ /əv/ (had)

to receive, accept or allow something to happen

Here, have some more coffee. 来,再喝点咖啡。
[ + to infinitive ] My mother's having visitors (to stay) next week. 我母亲下星期有客人(来住)。
Let me have the book back next week. 下星期把这本书还给我。
In the end they solved their problems and she had him back (= allowed him to come and live with her again). 最后他们解决了问题,她允许他回到自己身边。
I looked in all the shops for string but there was none to be had (= none that anyone could obtain). 我跑遍了所有的商店,可全都没有细绳可买。
I kept telling him that you were French but he wouldn't have it (= would not accept that it was true). 我反复跟他说你是法国人,可是他就是不肯相信。
[ + -ing verb ] I won't have those kids running all over my flowerbeds (= I refuse to allow them to do this). 我不允许那些孩子在我的花坛上跑来跑去。

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