Translation of "pitch" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /pɪtʃ/ us /pɪtʃ/

pitch noun (SPORTS FIELD)

B2 [ C ] UK US field an area painted with lines for playing particular sports, especially football

a football/hockey/cricket pitch 足球/曲棍球/板球赛场
Supporters invaded (= ran onto) the pitch. 球迷们跑进了球场。

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pitch noun (LEVEL)

[ C or U ] the level or degree of something

The piano and organ were tuned to the same pitch (= note). 钢琴和风琴被定在同一音调上。
If you teach children and adults in the same class, it's difficult to get the pitch (= level of difficulty or interest) right. 如果你把孩子和成人放在同一个班级里教,就很难完全找出适合学生的难度和他们的兴趣。

[ S ] the level of a feeling

By this time their disagreement had reached such a pitch that there was no hope of an amicable conclusion. 此时,他们的分歧已如此之大,不可能善罢罢休。
The children were at fever pitch (= very excited) the day before the party. 派对的前一天孩子们特别兴奋。

pitch noun (PERSUASION)

[ C ] a speech or act that attempts to persuade someone to buy or do something

The man in the shop gave me his (sales) pitch about quality and reliability. 商店里的那个男人对我大谈质量上乘信誉可靠之类的推销行话。
She made a pitch for the job but she didn't get it. 她竭力争取这份工作,但却未得到。
[ + to infinitive ] The city made a pitch to stage the Olympics. 该市竭力争取主办奥运会。

[ C ] UK a place in a public area where a person regularly sells goods or performs

The flower seller was at his usual pitch outside the station. 那个卖花人在车站外他平时的摊位上。

pitch noun (SLOPE)

[ S ] the amount of slope, especially of a roof

This roof has a very steep/high/gentle/low pitch. 这屋顶坡度很陡/大/平缓/小。

pitch noun (BLACK SUBSTANCE)

[ U ] a thick, black substance that was used in the past to make wooden ships and buildings waterproof


pitch noun (BASEBALL)

[ C ] a throw in a baseball game

a good/bad pitch 质量好/差的投球

pitch noun (TENT)

[ C ] UK US site the piece of ground on which you can put up a tent, park a caravan, etc.

We chose a large level grassy pitch for our caravan. 我们选了一大片平坦的草地停放我们的旅行拖车。


uk /pɪtʃ/ us /pɪtʃ/

pitch verb (MOVE)

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to move or be moved suddenly, especially by throwing or being thrown

She pitched the stone into the river. 她把石头扔到河里。
The ball pitched (= landed) short. 球投到了不远处。
The bike hit a rut and I was pitched (forward) onto the road. 自行车卡进车辙,我重重地(向前)摔在路上。
The ship pitched up and down/from side to side in the rough seas. 船在汹涌的海浪里上下/左右颠簸。

pitch verb (BASEBALL)

[ I or T ] in baseball, to throw a ball towards the player with the bat in order for them to try to hit it

Who will be pitching first for the White Sox this evening? 今晚谁是白短袜队第一个投球的?

pitch verb (TENT)

B2 [ T ] to put up a tent and make it ready to use

We pitched camp/our tent in the shade. 我们在阴凉处安营/搭起帐篷。

pitch verb (LEVEL)

[ T ] to express or set something at a particular level

The tune was pitched (= the notes in it were) too high for me to reach the top notes. 调定得太高,我唱不上去。
A teacher's got to pitch a lesson at the right level for the students. 老师必须把课的难易程度定得与学生的水平相符。

pitch verb (PERSUADE)

[ I or T ] mainly US to try to persuade someone to do something

She pitched her idea to me over a business lunch. 她在一次吃工作午餐时竭力向我游说她的想法。
They are pitching for business at the moment. 当时他们正在招揽生意。

pitch verb (SLOPE)

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