Translation of "tidy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈtaɪ.di/ us /ˈtaɪ.di/ mainly UK

tidy adjective (ORDERED)

A2 having everything ordered and arranged in the right place, or liking to keep things like this

The house was clean and tidy. 房子干净整洁。
My flatmate isn't very tidy. 我的室友不怎么爱整洁。
neat and tidy 整整齐齐
a tidy solution 条理分明的解决方法

More examples

  • Keeping a garden tidy is a full-time job.
  • She likes everything neat and tidy.
  • If he wants to carry on living here, he's going to have to change his ways and learn to be a bit more tidy.
  • I like to keep my desk tidy.
  • You could use clips to keep your hair more tidy.

tidy adjective (LARGE)

[ before noun ] informal (of amounts of money) large

His business deals make him a tidy sum. 他做生意赚了一大笔钱。


uk /ˈtaɪ.di/ us /ˈtaɪ.di/
a desk, car, sink, etc. tidy

a small container for a few objects, that makes it easier for you to keep your desk, car, etc. tidy


tidyverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈtaɪ.di/ us /ˈtaɪ.di/

A2 to make a place or a collection of things tidy

Tidy (up) these papers before you leave, please. 请把这些文件整理好再走。
I'm tired of asking you to tidy your room (up). 老是叫你收拾房间,我都厌烦了。
Have you tidied up yet, kids? 孩子们,你们收拾好了吗?

More examples

  • The children have to learn to tidy up after themselves .
  • I asked her to tidy the kitchen but of course she conveniently forgot .
  • I want no ifs and buts - just get on and tidy your room now.
  • "I'll tidy the kitchen if you clean the car." "OK, it's a bargain."
  • I'll tidy my things away tonight - and that's a promise!

Phrasal verb(s)

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