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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “seek”

seek

verb [T] (SEARCH)
搜寻
 
 
/siːk/ (sought) formal
to try to find or get something, especially something which is not a physical object
寻找;寻求(尤指非物质的东西)
"Are you actively seeking jobs?" she asked.
“你在积极地找工作吗?”她问。
Hundreds of dissidents are seeking refuge/asylum in the US embassy.
数百名持不同政见者到美国大使馆寻求庇护。
Searching
to ask for advice, help, approval, permission, etc.
请求;要求
Legal advice should be sought before you take any further action.
你在采取下一步行动之前,应该咨询一下律师。
Making appeals and requests
-seeking
 
 
/-siː.kɪŋ/ suffix
A lot of bad behaviour is attention-seeking on the part of mixed-up kids.
迷茫的孩子的很多不良行为都是为了寻求关注。
Searching
(Definition of seek verb (SEARCH) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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