Translation of "true" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (NOT FALSE) 真的 uk us /truː/

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

[ + that ] Is it true that Lucy 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。
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(Translation of “true adjective (NOT FALSE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)