Translation of "it" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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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

"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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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.

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



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

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