Translation of "roast" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /rəʊst/ us /roʊst/

roast verb (COOK)

A2 [ T or I ] to cook food in an oven or over a fire

Just roast the chicken in the oven and baste it in oil and lemon. 直接把鸡放在烤箱里烤,烤时涂上油和柠檬汁。
figurative We lay on the beach and roasted (= got very hot) in the Mediterranean sun. 我们躺在地中海的沙滩上晒日光浴。

[ T or I ] to heat nuts or coffee beans so that they become drier and browner


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roast verb (CRITICIZE)

[ T ] informal to criticize severely or speak angrily to someone


roastadjective [ before noun ]

uk /rəʊst/ us /roʊst/ also roasted

A2 Roast meat or vegetables have been cooked in an oven or over a fire

roast beef/chicken/potatoes 烤牛肉/鸡/土豆
roasted red pepper sauce 烘焙的辣椒沙司

roastnoun [ C ]

uk /rəʊst/ us /roʊst/

a large piece of roasted meat


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