Translation of "move" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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A2 [ I or T ] to (cause to) change position

I'm so cold I can't move my fingers. 我太冷了,手指都动不了了。
Will you help me move this table to the back room? 你能帮我把这张桌子搬到后面的房间里吗?
Can we move (= change the time of) the meeting from 2 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. ? 我们能将会议时间由下午两点改到三点半吗?
Don't move! Stay right where you are. 别动!就呆在那儿。
I thought I could hear someone moving about/around upstairs. 我好像听到楼上有人走动。
If you move along/over/up (= go further to the side, back, or front) a little, Tess can sit next to me. 如果你往边上/往后/往前挪一点儿,特丝就能坐在我旁边了。
Police officers at the scene of the accident were asking people to move along/on (= to go to a different place). 事故现场的警官让路人走开。
Come on, it's time we were moving (= time for us to leave). 快点,我们该走了。
Let's stay here tonight, then move on (= continue our journey) tomorrow morning. 我们今晚住这儿吧,明早再继续赶路。

[ I or T ] to change the position of one of the pieces used in a board game

In chess, the pieces can only move in certain directions. 下棋必须按棋规走子。

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move verb (CHANGE PLACE)

B1 [ I ] to go to a different place to live or work

We're moving to Paris. 我们要搬到巴黎去了。
They've bought a new house, but it will need a lot of work before they can move into it/move in. 他们买了套新房子,但搬进去之前还有许多工作要做。
I hear Paula has moved in with her boyfriend (= gone to live in his house). 我听说葆拉搬去和她男朋友住了。
The couple next door moved away (= went to live somewhere else) last year. 隔壁的那对夫妇去年搬走了。
A lot of businesses are moving out of London because it's too expensive. 许多企业因为费用太高而迁出了伦敦。
move house B1 UK

to leave your home in order to live in a new one

We're moving house next week. 我们下周要搬家。

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move verb (PROGRESS)

[ I or T ] to (cause to) progress, change, or happen in a particular way or direction

The judge's decision will allow the case to move forward. 法官的决定将使诉讼得以继续进行。
If you want to move ahead in your career, you'll have to work harder. 如果你想在事业上有所发展,就必须更努力地工作。
Share prices moved up/down slowly yesterday. 昨天股价缓慢上涨/下跌。
Sophie has been moved up/down a grade at school. 索菲在学校里跳/留了一级。
It's time this company moved into (= started to take advantage of the benefits of) the digital age. 这家公司该实行计算机化了。

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move verb (CAUSE)

[ T ] to cause someone to take action

[ + obj + to infinitive ] formal I can't imagine what could have moved him to say such a thing. 我想象不出是什么促使他说了这种话。

move verb (CHANGE OPINION)

[ I or T ] to (cause to) change an opinion or the way in which you live or work

He's made up his mind, and nothing you can say will move him on the issue. 他决心已定,你说什么也不能改变他对这件事的看法。
More and more people are movingaway from/towards vegetarianism. 越来越多的人不再是/正成为素食主义者。

move verb (FEELINGS)

B2 [ T ] to cause someone to have strong feelings, such as sadness, sympathy, happiness, or admiration

She said that she was deeply moved by all the letters of sympathy she had received. 她说她被收到的所有慰问信深深打动了。
It was such a sad film that it moved him to tears (= made him cry). 这部电影十分伤感,令他落泪。

move verb (SELL)

[ I or T ] informal to sell

No one wants to buy these toys - we just can't move them. 没人想买这些玩具——根本就卖不出去。
This new shampoo is moving really fast. 这种新洗发水销得很快。

move verb (BE WITH PEOPLE)

[ I + adv/prep ] to spend time with people

She moves in/among a very small circle of people. 她的社交圈子很小。

move verb (SUGGEST)

[ I or T ] specialized politics, law to suggest something, especially formally at a meeting or in a law court

A vote was just about to be taken when someone stood up and said that they wished to move an amendment. 正要开始表决,有人站起来说,他们想提出修正案。
[ + that ] I move that the proposal be accepted. 我提议接受这项建议。
Your Honour, we wish to move for dismissal of the charges. 尊敬的法官大人,我们请求驳回这些指控。

move verb (PASS)

[ I or T ] polite word (used especially by doctors and nurses) to pass the contents of the bowels out of the body

The doctor asked him if he'd moved his bowels that day. 医生问他那天是否排过便。


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C2 [ S ] an act of moving

She held the gun to his head and said, "One move and you're dead!" 她拿着枪对着他的头,说:“动一下你就没命了。”
I hate the way my boss watches my every move (= watches everything I do). 我讨厌老板总是监视我的一举一动。

[ C ] in some board games, a change of the position of one of the pieces used to play the game, or a change of position that is allowed by the rules, or a player's turn to move their piece

It takes a long time to learn all the moves in chess. 要学会棋的各种走法需要花很长时间。
It's your move. 该你走棋了。

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move noun (CHANGE OF PLACE)

C1 [ C ] an occasion when you go to live or work in a different place

We've had four moves in three years. 我们3年里搬了4次家。

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move noun (ACTION)

C1 [ C ] an action taken to achieve something

Buying those shares was a good move. 买那些股票是明智之举。
This move towards improving childcare facilities has been widely welcomed. 这项改善保育设施的措施受到广泛欢迎。
[ + to infinitive ] The city council is making a move to improve traffic flow in the city. 市议会正采取措施,禁止车辆在该市的某些区域行驶。
make the first move

to be the first to take action

Neither side seems prepared to make the first move towards reaching a peace agreement. 双方似乎都不愿为达成和平协议而率先迈出一步。

informal to start a romantic or sexual relationship with someone

She's liked him for a long time, but doesn't want to make the first move. 她喜欢他很长时间了,但不想主动追求他。

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