Translation of "the Olympics" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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the Olympicsnoun [ plural ]

uk /əˈlɪm.pɪks/ us /oʊˈlɪm.pɪks/ also the Olympic Games

a set of international sports competitions that happen once every four years

The Olympic Games are held in a different country on each occasion. 每届奥运会都由不同的国家主办。
the Summer/Winter Olympics 夏季/冬季奥运会

More examples

  • The modern Olympics began in 1896.
  • The Olympics are held every four years.
  • Five countries are competing to host the next Olympics.
  • The Olympics originated in ancient Greece.
  • Moscow hosted the Olympics in 1980.

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

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