Translation of "herd" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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herdnoun [ C, + sing/pl verb ]

uk /hɜːd/ us /hɝːd/

a large group of animals of the same type that live and feed together

a herd of cattle/elephants/goats 一群牛/大象/山羊

mainly disapproving a large group of people that is considered together as a group and not separately

Poor Janine - she just follows the herd (= does what all the other people are doing). 可怜的雅尼娜——她只是在随大流。


uk /hɜːd/ us /hɝːd/

[ I or T, + adv/prep ] to make animals move together as a group

An old woman was herding the goats. 一位老妇人正在山坡上放牧山羊。

[ T + adv/prep ] mainly disapproving to make people move somewhere as a group, often against their wishes or with difficulty


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