Translation of "solo" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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soloadjective [ before noun ], adverb

uk /ˈsəʊ.ləʊ/ us /ˈsoʊ.loʊ/

B2 alone; without other people

a solo performance/flight 单人表演/飞行
to sail/fly solo 独自航行/飞行
He used to play with a group but now he's going solo/pursuing a solo career. 他以前加盟过一个乐队,但如今已单独发展。

More examples

  • He made his name in the 90s boy band Boyzone, before going on to a highly successful solo career.
  • It's a retrospective album of solo Freddie Mercury tracks.
  • This is her first solo album.
  • This makes him the biggest-selling solo artist of all time.
  • This was his first solo appearance at a public event.

solonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsəʊ.ləʊ/ us /ˈsoʊ.loʊ/ plural solos

B2 a musical performance given by one person alone, or a musical performance in which one person is given special attention

a trumpet solo 小号独奏
Parker's solo on "A Night in Tunisia" was so amazing that the pianist backing him simply stopped playing. 帕克的独奏《突尼斯之夜》实在是太精彩了,以至于为他伴奏的钢琴手干脆停了下来。

More examples

  • A haunting oboe solo introduces the third movement of the concerto.
  • Each verse was sung as a solo and then everyone joined in on the chorus.
  • We had to sit through a ten-minute drum solo.
  • Next up was a tedious guitar solo.
  • She had to do a solo in the Christmas concert.

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