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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “quite”

quite

adverb, predeterminer
 
/kwaɪt/ UK
a little or a lot but not completely
相当,很,颇
I'm quite tired but I can certainly walk a little further.
我有些累,但肯定还能再走一会儿。
There was quite a lot of traffic today but yesterday was even busier.
今天的交通够拥挤的,不过昨天更繁忙。
It was quite a difficult job.
那工作着实难做。
He's quite attractive but not what I'd call gorgeous.
他相当有魅力,但称不上我心目中的美男子。
It would be quite a nuisance to write to everyone.
给所有人都写信准是件麻烦事。
Some and quite
(Definition of quite adverb, predeterminer from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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