Translation of "proper" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective [ before noun ] (REAL) 真正的 uk us /ˈprɒp.ər/ US  /ˈprɑː.pɚ/

real, satisfactory, suitable or correct

This is Sara's first proper job - she usually does temporary work just for the money. 这是萨拉的第一份正式工作——她通常只是为了挣钱而打零工。
If you're going to walk those sort of distances you need proper walking boots. 如果你要走那么远的路,就需要一双合脚的远足鞋。
I would have done the job myself but I didn't have the proper equipment. 这活儿我倒是想自己做来着,只是没有合适的工具。
I've had sandwiches but I haven't eaten a proper meal. 我吃了三明治,但还没有好好吃一顿饭。
She likes everything to be in its proper place. 她喜欢所有东西都各居其所。

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