Translation of "rubbish" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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rubbishnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈrʌb.ɪʃ/ us /ˈrʌb.ɪʃ/

B1 UK US garbage, trash waste material or things that are no longer wanted or needed

I forgot to put the rubbish out this morning. 我今天早晨忘了把垃圾拿出来让人收走。
Put the empty box in the rubbish bin. 把空盒子放在垃圾桶里。
Take the old furniture to the rubbish dump. 把这件旧家具扔到垃圾场去。

B2 informal something that you think is very low quality or not true

The film was rubbish. 这部电影纯属垃圾。
His ideas are a load of (old) rubbish. 他的想法真是一堆垃圾。

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rubbishverb [ T ]

uk /ˈrʌb.ɪʃ/ us /ˈrʌb.ɪʃ/ UK informal

to criticize something

Why does everyone rubbish my ideas? 为什么大家都把我的想法批得一文不值?


uk /ˈrʌb.ɪʃ/ us /ˈrʌb.ɪʃ/ UK informal

completely without skill at a particular activity

I'm rubbish at arithmetic. 我对算术一窍不通。
You're a rubbish dancer.

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