Translation of "train" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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trainnoun

uk /treɪn/ us /treɪn/

train noun (VEHICLE)

A1 [ C ] a railway engine connected tocarriages for carrying people or to wheeled containers for carrying goods

火车,列车
a goods/freight/passenger train 一列货运/客运列车
the train to/from Bristol 开往/发自布里斯托尔的列车
a train journey/station 乘火车旅行/火车站
Did you come by train? 你是乘火车来的吗?
She caught/took the train to Edinburgh. 她赶上了去爱丁堡的火车/她乘火车去爱丁堡。
Hurry up, or we'll miss (= arrive too late for) the train. 快点,不然我们就赶不上火车了。

train noun (SERIES)

train of thought/events

C2 a series of connected thoughts or events

思路/一连串事件
What amazing train of thought led you from Napoleon to global warming? 是怎样的思路使你从拿破仑想到全球变暖?
The book describes the train of events that led up to the assassination. 这本书描述了导致暗杀的一连串事件。

[ C ] a line of animals, people, or things moving along together

(行进中的)行列,队列
a wagon train 马车队
a mule/camel train 骡/骆驼队

train noun (PART OF DRESS)

[ C ] the part of a long dress that spreads out onto the floor behind the person wearing it

拖裙,裙裾
an elaborate wedding dress with a long train 拖着长长的裙裾且做工精细的婚纱

trainverb

uk /treɪn/ us /treɪn/

train verb (PREPARE)

B1 [ I or T ] to prepare someone or yourself for a job, activity, or sport, by learning skills and/or by mental or physical exercise

训练,培训;锻炼
She trained as a pilot. 她接受过飞行训练。
[ + to infinitive ] John trained to be an accountant. 迈克难道不是在接受律师执业培训吗?
[ + to infinitive ] I had to train myself to be more assertive at work. 我必须锻炼自己,使自己在工作中更加自信。
She trained hard for the race, sometimes running as much as 60 miles a week. 她为参加赛跑比赛而刻苦训练,有时一周能跑60英里。
humorous I'm trying to train my kids to pick up after themselves. 我正尝试着训练我的男友偶尔做点儿家务。

More examples

  • We're trying to train our dog to sit.
  • Doctors are trained to recognize the symptoms of different diseases.
  • I had to take an aptitude test before I began training as a nurse.
  • How I wish I could train the children to leave their dirty shoes at the door!
  • We believe that he has been training an army and storing up arms.

train verb (AIM)

[ T usually + adv/prep ] formal to aim or point a gun, camera, light, etc. at someone or something

把(枪、相机、光等)对准,将…瞄准
With five guns suddenly trained on him, he was understandably nervous. 5把枪突然对准他时,他感到紧张也就不足为奇了。

train verb (DIRECT GROWTH)

[ T ] to direct the growth of a plant in a particular direction by cutting it and tying it

(通过修剪、捆扎)使(植物)朝特定方向生长;修整
The vines were trained over an arch, providing shade as well as fruit. 葡萄藤被修整得在拱门上方生长,不仅结出果实还能遮阴。

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