Translation of "s" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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snoun

also sec

written abbreviation for second noun

's

uk / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/

informal short form of does (only used in spoken questions)

(仅用于口语中的问句)
How's this thing work? 这玩意儿怎么用?

short form of us (only used after "let")

(仅用于 let 后)
Let's go swimming this afternoon. 今天下午咱们游泳去吧。

-ssuffix

uk / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ also -es

used to form the plural of nouns

用于构成名词的复数
books
sandwiches 三明治

-s'suffix

uk / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/

used to show that the following thing belongs to the people or things named

(用来构成复数名词的所有格)
the girls' books 女孩子们的书
employees' rights 雇员们的权利

-'ssuffix

uk / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/

used to show that the following thing belongs to the person or thing named

(用来构成所有格)…的
the cat's tail 猫的尾巴
Patricia's dress 帕特里夏的裙子
today's paper 今天的报纸
the children's shoes 孩子们的鞋

the house belonging to the stated person

…家
The boys are at Katy's. 男孩子们在艾利森家。

UK the shop belonging to the stated person

…的商店
I got it at the greengrocer's. 它是我从蔬菜水果店里买到的。

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