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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “rest”

rest

verb (STOP)
停止
 
 
/rest/
[I or T] to (cause someone or something to) stop doing a particular activity or stop being active for a period of time in order to relax and get back your strength
(使)暂停,(使)停止;(使)休息
The doctor told him that he should rest for a few days.
医生告诉他应该休息几天。
He looked away from the computer screen to rest his eyes.
他把视线从电脑显示屏上移开,让眼睛休息一下。
She promised that she would not rest (= would not stop looking) until the murderer of her son was caught and imprisoned.
她发誓杀害她儿子的凶手不被捕入狱,她就不会善罢罢休。
→ See also rest upPassive and not working
be resting informal to be an actor who does not have any work
(演员)没有接到戏而呆在家里
Over 90% of professional actors are resting at any given time.
任何时候都有超过90%的职业演员无戏可演。
Employment status and types of workActing, rehearsing and performing
I rest my case. (also My case rests.) legal said by lawyers in a law court when they have finished the explanation of their case
(律师出庭用语)陈述完毕。
Lawyers and legal officials
(Definition of rest verb (STOP) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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