short adjective (TIME) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "short" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (TIME)
/ʃɔːt/ US  /ʃɔːrt/
being an amount of time which is less than average or usual
a short film/visit
He's grown so much in such a short time.
I work much better if I take a short break every hour or so.
Short in timeTemporary
describes books, letters and other examples of writing that do not contain many words and do not take much time to read
It's a very short book - you'll read it in an hour.
Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive
/ˈʃɔːt.nəs/ US  /ˈʃɔːrt-/ noun [U]
shortness of time
The disease may cause sweating, nausea, vomiting and shortness of breath (= difficulties in breathing).
Breathing and stopping breathingShort in timeTemporaryWeighing and measuringLow, short and shallowWeighing and measuring
(Definition of short adjective (TIME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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