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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “proper”

proper

adjective [before noun] (REAL)
真正的
 
 
/ˈprɒp.ər/ US  /ˈprɑː.pɚ/
real, satisfactory, suitable or correct
适合的;适当的;恰当的;正确的
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。
Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very goodTrue, real, false, and unreal
(Definition of proper adjective (REAL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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