Translation of "heart" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /hɑːt/ us /hɑːrt/

heart noun (ORGAN)

A2 [ C ] the organ in your chest that sends the blood around your body

He's got a weak/bad heart (= his heart is not healthy). 他的心脏不太好。
Isabel's heart was beating fast with fright. 伊莎贝尔因为恐惧而心跳加快。

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heart noun (EMOTIONS)

B1 [ C or U ] used to refer to a person's character, or the place within a person where feelings or emotions are considered to come from

She has a good heart (= she is a kind person). 她心地善良。
I love you, and I mean it from the bottom of my heart (= very sincerely). 我爱你,我的爱是发自肺腑的。
I love you with all my heart (= very much). 我深爱着你。
He said he'd never marry but he had a change of heart (= his feelings changed) when he met her. 他说永远都不结婚,可是碰到她后他改变了主意。
Homelessness is a subject very close/dear to her heart (= is very important to her and she has strong feelings about it). 她非常关心无家可归者的问题。
He broke her heart (= made her very sad) when he left her for another woman. 他为了另一个女人离开了她,这让她的心都碎了。
It breaks my heart (= makes me feel very sad) to see him so unhappy. 看见他如此不高兴,我心里十分难过。
They say he died of a broken heart (= because he was so sad). 他们说他死于忧伤过度。
old-fashioned It does my heart good (= makes me very happy) to see those children so happy. 看到那些孩子如此快乐,我很开心。
His heart leaped (= he suddenly felt very excited and happy) when the phone rang. 电话铃响了,他的心兴奋得怦怦直跳。

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heart noun (CENTRAL PART)

B1 [ S ] the central or most important part

The demonstrators will march through the heart of the capital. 示威者将游行穿过首都的中心地区。
A disagreement about boundaries is at the heart of the dispute. 争议的焦点就是边界问题。
Let's get to the heart of the matter. 让我们考虑一下最关键的事情。

[ C ] the firm central part of a vegetable, especially one with a lot of leaves

artichoke hearts 洋蓟心
the heart of a lettuce 生菜心

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heart noun (COURAGE)

C2 [ U ] courage, determination, or hope

You're doing really well - don't lose heart now. 你做得很好——不要灰心。
Take heart - things can only get better. 振作起来——事情会好转的。

heart noun (SHAPE)

B2 [ C ] a shape, consisting of two half circles next to each other at the top and a V shape at the bottom, often coloured pink or red and used to represent love


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