Translation of "particular" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /pəˈtɪk.jə.lər/ us /pɚˈtɪk.jə.lɚ/

particular adjective (SPECIAL)

B2 [ before noun ] special, or this and not any other

She wanted a particular type of cactus. 她要某一品种的仙人掌。
He wouldn't take just any book - he had to have this particular one! 他不会随便买本书——他得买这本!
"Why did you ask?" "Oh, no particular reason, just making conversation." “你为什么问呢?”“哦,没什么特别的原因,就是没话找话。”
in particular

B1 especially

What in particular did you like about the last apartment that we saw? 我们最后看的那座公寓你特别喜欢它哪一点?
Are you looking for anything in particular? 你在找某个东西吗?

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particular adjective (NOT EASILY SATISFIED)

C1 [ after verb ] not easily satisfied and demanding that close attention should be given to every detail

He's very particular about the kitchen - everything has to be perfectly clean and in its place. 他对厨房非常挑剔——每样东西都得一尘不染,该放哪放哪。
She's very particular about what she eats. 她对吃的非常挑剔。


uk /pəˈtɪk.jə.lər/ us /pɚˈtɪk.jə.lɚ/
particulars [ plural ]

details or information about a person or an event, especially when officially recorded

There's a form for you to note down all your particulars. 这里有一份表格,请在上面填写你所有的个人资料。
the particular formal

If you are considering the particular, you are considering single examples rather than general matters or ideas.

The report focuses on the particular rather than the general and so doesn't draw any overall conclusions. 这份报道着重详细情况,而非整体概貌,所以没有作出总的结论。

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