Translation of "realistic" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk /ˌrɪəˈlɪs.tɪk/ us /ˌriː.əˈlɪs.tɪk/

B2 accepting things as they are in fact and not making decisions based on unlikely hopes for the future

Let's be realistic (about this) - I just can't afford to pay that much money. (在这一点上)我们还是现实一点吧——我根本就付不起那么一大笔钱。
It isn't realistic to expect people to work for so little money. 给那么点报酬还指望人们干这个工作,这是不现实的。
→ See also Realpolitik

B2 seeming to exist or be happening in fact

The special effects were so realistic. 那些特技镜头太逼真了。

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