Translation of "it" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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itpronoun

uk /ɪt/ us /ɪt/

it pronoun (THING)

A1 used as the subject of a verb, or the object of a verb or preposition, to refer to a thing, animal, situation, or idea that has already been mentioned

(用作主语或宾语)它,这,那(指上文提到的事物、动物或情况)
"Where's my pen? It was on my desk a minute ago." "You left it by the phone." “我的钢笔在哪儿?刚才还在我的桌上。”“你放在电话旁了。”
The company was losing money and it had to let people go. 该公司在亏损,所以不得不裁员。
The argument was upsetting for us all - I don't want to talk about it. 那场争论使我们大家都心烦——我不想再谈论它了。
Children who stay away from school do it for different reasons. 孩子逃学有各种原因。

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it-prefix

uk /ɪt-/ us /ɪt-/ informal

used for describing things or people that are very fashionable, and everyone is interested in them, wants to have them, etc.

时尚的;流行的(形容能引起普遍兴趣的某物或某人)
The design of this bag makes it the "it-bag" for this summer. 这款包的设计使它成为了今夏的潮流。

ITnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌaɪˈtiː/ us /ˌaɪˈtiː/

A2 abbreviation for information technology

信息技术

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

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