Translation of "runaway" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈrʌn.ə.weɪ/

out of control or escaped from somewhere

A runaway bus/horse caused chaos on the streets. 一辆公共汽车失控了/一匹马脱缰了,导致街道上一片混乱。
a runaway child sleeping on the streets 离家出走露宿街头的小孩
figurative Her first novel's runaway (= surprisingly big) success came as a great surprise. 她的第一部小说大获成功,真是大大出人意料。
runaway uk us noun [ C ]

someone who has escaped from somewhere

We're searching for a couple of runaways from the young offenders' institution. 我们正在搜寻几个从少年犯管教所逃出来的孩子。

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