Translation of "trim" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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trimverb [ T ]

uk /trɪm/ us /trɪm/ -mm-

trim verb [ T ] (CUT)

to make something tidier or more level by cutting a small amount off it

修剪,修整
to trim the hedge 修剪树篱
My hair needs trimming. 我的头发需要剪一剪。
Trim off the leafy ends of the vegetable before cooking. 烹饪之前去掉菜多叶的一端。

trim verb [ T ] (REDUCE)

to reduce the amount or size of something

消减,减少
They're trying to trim their costs, so staff who leave are not being replaced. 他们正试图降低成本,所以离职的员工没有安排人填补其空缺。

trimadjective

uk /trɪm/ us /trɪm/ trimmer, trimmest

trim adjective (THIN)

approving thin in an attractive and healthy way

苗条的
You're looking very trim - have you lost weight? 你看起来很苗条——你减肥了吗?

trim adjective (TIDY)

tidy and well ordered

整齐的
trim lawns and neat flower beds 平整的草坪和整洁的花坛

trimnoun

uk /trɪm/ us /trɪm/

trim noun (CUT)

[ S ] an act of making something, especially someone's hair, tidier or more level by cutting a small amount off it

修剪,修整
I asked the hairdresser for a trim. 我请理发师给我修剪一下头发。
Just give the ends a trim, please. 请把梢修一修就行。

trim noun (MATERIAL)

[ C or U ] →  trimming

修剪,修整

trim noun (PREPARED)

in trim informal

physically prepared and ready, or in good condition

身体状况好;状态好
Are you in trim for the run on Sunday? 星期天的赛跑你准备好了吗?

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