Translation of "shift" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C, + sing/pl verb ] (GROUP) 团体 uk us /ʃɪft/

a group of workers who do a job for a period of time during the day or night, or the period of time itself

As the night shift leave/leaves, the day shift arrive/arrives. 夜班工人下班时,白班工人来上班。
Are you on the night shift or the day shift (= Do you work during the night period or the day period)? 你上夜班还是白班?

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