Translation of "split" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /splɪt/ us /splɪt/ present participle splitting, past tense and past participle split

split verb (DIVIDE)

B2 [ I or T ] to (cause to) divide into two or more parts, especially along a particular line

The prize was split between Susan and Kate. 这笔奖金被苏珊和凯特平分了。
Split the aubergines in half and cover with breadcrumbs. 把茄子切成两半,裹上面包屑。
The teacher split the children (up) into three groups. 老师把孩子们分成3组。
informal I'll split (= share) this croissant with you. 我和你分这个羊角面包。
His trousers split when he tried to jump the fence. 他试图翻过围栏时裤子开裂了。
[ + obj + adj ] The woman had split her head open (= got a long, deep wound in her head) when she was thrown off the horse. 那个女人从马上摔下来时,头上裂了个很深的大口子。

C2 [ I ] to form cracks

The wooden floor had cracked and split in the heat. 木地板受热裂开了。

C2 [ I or T ] If the people in an organization or group split, or if something splits them, they disagree and form smaller groups.

The childcare issue has split the employers' group. 儿童保育问题使雇主们产生了分歧。
The union executive has split down the middle (= divided into two equal-sized groups who disagree with each other) on what to do next. 工会执行委员会在下一步的动向问题上分裂成势均力敌的两派。
A group of extremists split (off) from the Labour Party to form a new "Workers Party". 一些极端主义者从工党中分裂出来,成立了新的“工人共产主义党”。
split the difference

If you split the difference, you agree on a number or amount that is exactly in the middle of the difference between two other numbers or amounts.


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split verb (TELL)

[ I ] UK old-fashioned informal to tell other people secret and damaging information about someone

They knew Josie wouldn't split on them to the teacher. 他们知道乔西不会向老师告发他们的。

split verb (LEAVE)

[ I ] old-fashioned informal to leave a place


Phrasal verb(s)

splitnoun [ C ]

uk /splɪt/ us /splɪt/

a long, thin hole in something where it has broken apart

Rain was getting in through a split in the plastic sheeting. 雨水从塑料薄膜的一处裂缝渗了进来。

a situation in which a group of people is divided into smaller groups because they disagree about something

There is a widening split between senior managers and the rest of the workforce. 高层经理们和其他员工之间的分歧越来越大。
The tax issue has caused a split in/within the government. 税收问题导致政府内部产生了分裂。
There was a 75/25 split in the voting. 在投票中各赢得70%、25%和5%的选票。
the splits [ plural ] UK US split

the action of sitting on the floor with your legs straight out and flat along the floor in opposite directions

Can you do the splits? 你能劈叉吗?

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