Translation of "subject" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

subject

noun [ C ] (AREA OF STUDY) 学习领域 uk us /ˈsʌb.dʒekt/

the thing which is being discussed, considered or studied

主题,话题;问题;题目
Our subject for discussion is homelessness. 我们讨论的话题是无家可归问题。
She has made a series of documentaries on the subject of family relationships. 她拍摄了一系列以家庭关系为题材的纪录片。
The guest lecturer took as her subject (= decided to speak about) 'punishment and imprisonment in modern society'. 特邀演讲人演讲的题目是“现代社会的刑罚与监禁”。
The number of planes flying over the town has been the subject of (= has caused) concern since last summer. 自去年夏天开始,从小镇上空飞过的飞机数量一直让人们忐忑不安。

an area of knowledge which is studied in school, college or university

学科;科目;专业
My favourite subjects at school were history and geography. 上学时我最喜欢的科目是历史和地理。
mainly UK Her subject (= special area of study) is low-temperature physics. 她的专业是低温物理学。
change the subject

to start talking about a different subject

改变话题,换个话题
I'd tried to explain the situation, but he just changed the subject. 我想把情况解释清楚,他却岔开了话题。

(Translation of “subject noun (AREA OF STUDY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)