Translation of "temptation" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

temptation

noun uk us /tempˈteɪ.ʃən/

[ C or U ] the wish to do or have something which you know you should not do or have

引诱;诱惑
[ + to infinitive ] As a young actress, she managed to resist the temptation to move to Hollywood. 作为一名年轻的女演员,她抵制住了前往好莱坞的诱惑。

[ C ] something that makes you want to do or have something that you know you should not

很有诱惑力的事物
He knew it was wrong to steal, but the money just lying there was too great a temptation. 他知道偷盗是不对的,但钱就摆在那儿,对他的诱惑实在太大了。

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