Translation of "low" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ləʊ/ us /loʊ/

low adjective (NOT HIGH)

B1 not measuring much from the base to the top

a low fence 矮栅栏

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low adjective (LEVEL)

A2 below the usual level

Temperatures are very low for the time of year. 对于一年中的这个时候来说,现在气温已经很低了。
The big supermarket offers the lowest prices in town. 这家大型超级市场里的商品价格全城最低。
These people are living on relatively low incomes. 这些人的收入水平相对比较低。
There is a tremendous need for more low-cost housing. 低成本住宅的需求量很大。
a low-fat diet 低脂饮食
low-alcohol beer 低醇啤酒
Vegetables are generally low in (= do not contain many) calories. 通常蔬菜所含的热量比较低。

A2 producing only a small amount of sound, heat, or light

They spoke in low voices so I would not hear what they were saying. 他们说话的声音很低,我听不见他们在说什么。
Turn the oven to a low heat. 把烤箱调到低火。
Soft music was playing and the lights were low. 乐声轻柔,灯光昏暗。

B2 of bad quality, especially when referring to something that is not as good as it should be

low standards 低劣的水准
I have a very low opinion of him. 我对他评价不高。
She has very low self-esteem. 她有很强的自卑感。

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low adjective (NOT IMPORTANT)

C1 not considered important because of being at or near the bottom of a range of things, especially jobs or social positions

low status jobs 低级职位
a low priority task 非紧急的任务

low adjective (NOT HONEST)

not honest or fair

How low can you get? 你能堕落到什么程度?
That was a pretty low trick to play. 那是一种很卑鄙的伎俩。

low adjective (SOUND)

B2 (of a sound or voice) near or at the bottom of the range of sounds

He has a very low voice. 他的嗓音很低沉。
Those low notes are played by the double bass. 那些低音是由低音提琴演奏的。

low adjective (SAD)

C1 unhappy

Illness of any sort can leave you feeling low. 任何疾病都可能使人情绪低落。
He seemed in low spirits. 他情绪似乎有些低落。


uk /ləʊ/ us /loʊ/

low adverb (LEVEL)

B1 at or to a low level

low-paid workers 低收入工人
Turn the oven on low. 把烤箱调到低火。
be/get/run low (on sth)

to have nearly finished a supply of something

We're running low on milk - could you buy some more? 我们的牛奶快喝完了——你再去买一些来好吗?
The radio batteries are running low. 收音机的电池快用完了。

lowverb [ I ]

uk /ləʊ/ us /loʊ/ literary

to make the deep, long sound of a cow



uk /ləʊ/ us /loʊ/

a bad time in someone's life

the highs and lows of an acting career 演艺生涯的起起落落
a new/record/all-time low

the lowest level

The dollar has hit an all-time low against the Japanese yen. 美元对日元汇率已经降到了最低点。

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