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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “shift”

shift

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (GROUP)
团体
 
 
/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
轮班职工;班;轮班
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?
Workers in general
(Definition of shift noun (GROUP) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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