Translation of "sweet" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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sweet adjective (TASTE)

A1 (especially of food or drink) having a taste similar to that of sugar; not bitter or salty

The pineapple was sweet and juicy. 这个菠萝甜而多汁。
I prefer salty snacks to sweet ones.

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sweet adjective (PLEASANT)

If an emotion or event is sweet, it is very pleasant and satisfying.

She was enjoying the sweet smell of success. 她沉浸在成功的喜悦中。

If a sound is sweet, it is pleasant and easy to like.

She has a sweet singing voice. 她的歌声非常甜美。

A2 (especially of something or someone small) pleasant and attractive

They live in a sweet little house. 他们住在一座漂亮的小房子里。
What a sweet baby! 多漂亮的小宝宝啊!

B1 kind and pleasant

I think Alex is really sweet. 我觉得亚历克斯人真好。
It was sweet of you to help me. 您肯帮我真是太好了。


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A2 [ C ] UK US candy a small piece of sweet food, made of sugar

She bought a packet of sweets to suck on the way. 她买了一包糖果在路上吃。

[ C ] US any food with a lot of sugar in it

No cake, thanks. I'm trying to avoid sweets.

[ C or U ] UK sweet food eaten at the end of a meal

There was only one sweet on the menu - chocolate cake with cream. 菜单上只有一种甜点——巧克力奶油蛋糕。

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