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

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

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。


uk /trɪm/ us /trɪm/ trimmer, trimmest

trim adjective (THIN)

approving thin in an attractive and healthy way

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

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


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

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


trim noun (PREPARED)

in trim informal

physically prepared and ready, or in good condition

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)