Translation of "sugar" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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sugarnoun

uk /ˈʃʊɡ.ər/ us /ˈʃʊɡ.ɚ/

A1 [ C or U ] a sweet substance especially from the plants sugar cane and sugar beet, used to make food and drinks sweet

糖,食糖;(尤指)蔗糖
I don't take sugar in my coffee, thanks. 我的咖啡不加糖,谢谢。
Beat together the butter and brown sugar until light and creamy.
UK Tea with milk and two sugars (= spoonfuls or lumps of sugar), please.

[ C ] specialized chemistry any of several types of simple carbohydrate that dissolves in water

糖(总称,指溶于水的碳水化合物)
Glucose and lactose are sugars. 葡萄糖和乳糖都是糖类。

[ as form of address ] mainly US a friendly way of talking to someone that you know

宝贝儿,亲爱的
Hi, sugar, did you have a good day at school? 嗨,宝贝儿,你今天在学校过得好吗?

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Idiom(s)

sugarexclamation

uk /ˈʃʊɡ.ər/ us /ˈʃʊɡ.ɚ/ UK

polite word for shit noun , used when something annoying happens

(代替 shit,用于表示懊恼)糟糕,哎呀
Oh sugar, I've just spilled coffee all down my jacket! 噢,真讨厌,我把咖啡溅得外套上到处都是。

sugarverb [ T ]

uk /ˈʃʊɡ.ər/ us /ˈʃʊɡ.ɚ/

to put sugar in or on something

给…加糖
He sugared the rims of the martini glasses.
sugared donuts

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