Translation of "magic" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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magicnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/ us /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/

magic noun [ U ] (SPECIAL POWER)

A2 the use of special powers to make things happen that would usually be impossible, such as in stories for children

The group is known for its belief in witchcraft and magic. 这一组织以相信巫术和魔法而出名。
As if by magic/Like magic, the car changes into a boat when it hits the water. 汽车一碰到水便像变魔法似的变成了船。

A2 the skill of performing tricks to entertain people, such as making things appear and disappear and pretending to cut someone in half

He's a comedian who also does magic. 他是个也表演魔术的喜剧演员。

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magic noun [ U ] (SPECIAL QUALITY)

B2 a special and exciting quality that makes something seem different from ordinary things

Although the film was made 50 years ago, it has lost none of its magic. 这部电影虽然拍摄于50年前,但至今魅力仍丝毫未减。
No one could fail to be charmed by the magic of this beautiful city. 没有人不会为这座美丽城市的魅力所打动。


uk /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/ us /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/

A2 with special powers

The witch put a magic spell on the prince and turned him into a frog. 女巫施魔咒将王子变成了青蛙。
I'll show you a magic trick. 我来给你表演一个魔术。

B1 happening in an unusual or unexpected way, or easily or quickly

There's no magic solution to the problem. 解决这个问题没有什么妙方。
There's no magic formula for winning - just lots of hard work. 获胜没有诀窍——只有大量艰苦的努力。

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uk /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/ us /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/ UK old-fashioned informal

used when you think something is very good and you like it a lot

"Kate's having a party on Saturday night." "Magic!" “凯特星期六晚上要举行派对。”“太好了!”

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