Translation of "tip" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

tip

verb uk /tɪp/ us /tɪp/ -pp-
ONE SIDE HIGHER 一边更高的

C2 [ I or T ] to (cause to) move so that one side is higher than another side

(使)倾斜;(使)倾覆
The table tipped, and all our drinks fell on the floor. 桌子翻了,结果我们所有的饮料都掉在地上。
If you put too many books on one end of the shelf, it'll tip up. 如果你在书架的一头放的书太多,书架会翻掉的。
Don't tip your chair back like that, you'll fall. 不要那样向后仰椅子,你会翻倒的。
tip the scales at

to weigh

称得的重量为
The baby tipped the scales at 3.75 kg. 婴儿称得体重为3.75公斤。
POUR 倾倒

C2 [ T usually + adv/prep ] UK US dump to pour a substance from one container into another or onto a surface

倒;倾倒
She tipped the contents of her purse out onto the table. 她把钱包里的东西倒在桌子上。
He tipped his breakfast cereal into a bowl. 他把早餐麦片倒入碗中。
The child picked up the box and tipped the toys out all over the floor. 孩子捡起盒子,把里面的玩具倒了一地。
be tipping (it) down UK informal

When it is tipping it down, a lot of rain is falling.

大雨倾盆
We won't be able to go to the beach today - it's tipping it down. 我们今天无法去海滩了——雨下得很大。
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[ T usually passive ] to cover the end of something pointed with a liquid, a colour, etc.

(用液体、颜色等)覆盖…的尖端
The giraffe was killed with a spear that had been tipped with poison. 长颈鹿是被尖上涂有毒药的长矛杀死的。
PAYMENT 报酬

[ I or T ] to give someone who has provided you with a service an extra amount of money to thank them

小费
The taxi driver was so rude to her that she didn't tip him. 出租车司机对她很粗暴,所以她没有给他小费。
[ + two objects ] They tipped the waiter £5. 他们给了这个服务员5英镑的小费。
INFORMATION 信息

[ T often passive ] mainly UK to say that someone is likely to be successful or achieve something

称…有可能成功
He is being tipped as the next prime minister. 据称,他有可能成为下一任首相。
[ + to infinitive ] Davis is being tipped to win the championship. 据称,戴维斯有可能夺得冠军。
RUBBISH 垃圾

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] UK US dump to get rid of rubbish by putting it in a place where it should not be

乱倾倒/倾泻(垃圾)(把垃圾倾倒在不该倒垃圾的地方)
A lot of waste is being tipped into the sea. 大量的废弃物正在被倾入海中。
The sign by the side of the road said "No tipping". 路边的标牌上写着“不准倾倒垃圾”。
noun [ C ] uk /tɪp/ us /tɪp/
INFORMATION 信息

B1 a useful piece of information, especially about how to do something or about the likely winner of a race or competition

指点,指导;(关于比赛有望获胜者的)内幕消息
gardening/cooking/sewing tips 关于园艺/烹饪/缝纫的指导
She gave me a useful/helpful/valuable/practical tip about/for growing tomatoes. 她给了我种植西红柿的有用/有益/宝贵/实用的指点。
I've got a hot tip for you (= I can tell you about a particular likely winner of a race or competition, or give you a valuable piece of information). 我能告诉你最新内幕消息。
PAYMENT 报酬

B1 a small amount of money given to someone who has provided you with a service, in addition to the official payment and for their personal use

小费
a 15 percent tip 15% 的小费
He gave the porter a tip. 他给了搬运工小费。
We don't need to leave a tip for the waiter, because there's a service charge included in the bill. 我们不必给服务员留小费,因为账单里已经包括了服务费。
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C1 the usually pointed end of something, especially something that is long and thin

(尤指细长物体的)末梢,末端,尖
We had asparagus tips for dinner. 我们晚饭吃了芦笋尖。
If I stand on the tips of my toes, I can just reach the top shelf. 如果踮起脚尖的话,我刚刚能够到书架的顶层。
The Keys are coral islands off the southern tip of Florida. 基思群岛是佛罗里达半岛南端以外的一群珊瑚岛。
There's paint on the tip of your nose. 你的鼻尖上有油漆。

a small part fitted to the end of something, especially something that is long and thin

(尤指细长物体的)顶端附加物
a walking cane with a metal tip 包有金属头的手杖
the filter tip of a cigarette 香烟过滤嘴
RUBBISH 垃圾

C2 UK US also UK dump a place where especially large pieces of rubbish can be taken and left

垃圾倾倒场
a rubbish/waste tip 垃圾/废弃物堆放场
We need to take this old carpet to the tip. 我们得把这条旧地毯扔到垃圾场去。
informal This room is a complete/absolute/real tip (= is very untidy) - tidy it up at once. 这个房间完全/绝对/简直是个垃圾场——马上把它清理干净。

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