Translation of "true" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

true

adjective us uk /truː/
NOT FALSE 真的

A2 (especially of facts or statements) right and not wrong; correct

(尤指事实或陈述)正确的,真实的,确实的;如实的
[ + that ] Is it true that Mariana and Mark are getting married? 露西和马克真的要结婚吗?
The allegations, if true, could lead to her resignation. 这些指控如果属实的话,可能会导致她辞职。
Her story is only partly true. 她的描述只有部分是真实的。
Would it be true to say that you've never liked Jim? 可以说你从来就没有喜欢过吉姆,对吗?
I suspect she gave a true picture (= accurate description) of what had happened. 我认为她对所发生事情的描述是真实的。
I don't believe these exam results are a true reflection of your abilities. 我认为这些考试结果并没有真实反映你的能力。
The movie is based on the true story of a London gangster. 这部电影是根据伦敦一名犯罪团伙成员的真实故事拍摄的。
She has since admitted that her earlier statement was not strictly (= completely) true. 她后来承认先前所讲的并不完全真实。
It used to be very cheap but that's no longer true (= that situation does not now exist). 这东西以前很便宜,可现在不一样了。
Alcohol should be consumed in moderation, and this is particularly true for pregnant women. 饮酒应适量,对孕妇尤其如此。
Parents of young children often become depressed, and this is especially true of single parents. 年幼孩子的父母常常愁眉苦脸,单身母亲尤其如此。
→ See also truth
true enough

correct or accurate but not completely explaining something:

It's true enough that he had doubts about the project, but we have to look further to understand why he resigned.
REAL 真正的

B1 [ before noun ] being what exists, rather than what was thought, intended, or stated

真正的,实质的
true love 真爱
a true friend 真正的朋友
There cannot be true democracy without reform of the electoral system. 不进行选举制度的改革就不可能有真正的民主。
The true horror of the accident did not become clear until the morning. 事故到底有多恐怖直到早上才大白于天下。
come true

B1 If a hope, wish, or dream comes true, it happens although it was unlikely that it would.

(希望或愿望)实现,成为现实
I'd always dreamed of owning my own house, but I never thought it would come true. 我以前一直梦想拥有属于自己的房子,但从没想到这会成为现实。
After all the problems I'd had getting pregnant, Oliver's birth was a dream come true. 经历了怀孕的所有问题后,奥利弗的出世圆了我的梦。
SINCERE 真诚的

C2 sincere or loyal, and likely to continue to be so in difficult situations

忠实的,忠诚的;虔诚的
There are few true believers in communism left in the party. 党内忠诚的党员所剩无几。
She has vowed to remain true to the president whatever happens. 她已经宣誓在任何情况下都将效忠于总统。
He said he'd repay the money the next day, and true to his word (= as he had promised), he gave it all back to me the following morning. 他说第二天还钱,果然说到做到,第二天上午就把钱全部还给了我。
be true to yourself

to behave according to your beliefs and do what you think is right

坚持自己的信念;对得起自己
true to form/type

Someone who does something true to form or type behaves as other people would have expected from previous experience.

一如往常,不出所料
True to form, when it came to his turn to buy the drinks, he said he'd left his wallet at home. 像往常一样,轮到他买饮料时,他就谎称钱包忘在家里了。
HAVING NECESSARY QUALITIES 具有所需特征的

[ before noun ] having all the characteristics necessary to be accurately described as something

真正的,纯正的;名副其实的;典型的
Only true deer have antlers. 只有纯种鹿才有鹿角。
formal It was said that the portrait was a very true likeness of her (= looked very much like her). 据说,这幅肖像画得非常像她本人。
In true Hollywood style (= in a way that is typical of Hollywood), she's had four marriages and three facelifts. 她结过4次婚,整过3次容——这是典型的好莱坞式的作派。
ACCURATE 准确的

[ after verb ] fitted or positioned accurately

位于正确位置的;端正的
None of the drawers were true. 没有一个抽屉装正了位置。
noun [ U ] us uk /truː/
be out of true

to not be in the correct position or to be slightly bent out of the correct shape

不平;不直;不正
This door won't shut. I think the frame must be out of true. 这扇门关不严。我看一定是门框歪了。
adverb us uk /truː/

straight and without moving to either side

准确的;精确的
Make sure you hit the nails in true. 要确保钉子钉准了。

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