Translation of "roll" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (LIST) 名单 uk us /rəʊl/ US  /roʊl/

[ C ] an official list of names

Is your name on the electoral roll (= the list of people who can vote)? 你的名字在选民册上吗?
take/call the roll mainly US

If you take/call the roll, you read aloud the names of all the people on the list to make certain that they are present

The teacher called the roll to see if any students were absent. 老师点名看是否有学生缺勤。

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