Translation of "trust" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /trʌst/ us /trʌst/

trust verb (BELIEVE)

B1 [ I or T ] to believe that someone is good and honest and will not harm you, or that something is safe and reliable

My sister warned me not to trust him. 我姐姐告诫我不要相信他。
Trust me - I know about these things. 相信我——我了解这些东西。
Trust your instincts, and do what you think is right. 相信你的直觉,做你认为正确的事情。
I don't trust air travel - it's unnatural. 我信不过航空旅行——它不合乎自然规律。
[ + obj + to infinitive ] I trust him to make the right decision. 我相信他能作出正确的决定。
That man is not to be trusted. 那个人不可靠。
I wouldn't trust him with my car. 我不会把我的车交给他用。
Sometimes you have to trust in the goodness of human nature. 有时你只能寄希望于人性的善良。
However much you plan an expedition like this, you still have to trust to luck to a certain extent. 像这样的探险不管你准备得多么仔细,在某种程度上你仍然得依靠运气。

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  • He's such a liar - you can't trust a word he says.
  • I can't employ him in the shop unless I can trust him.
  • After what she did to me, I'll never trust her again.
  • You can trust Ruth because she always does things by the rules.
  • He's a sly old devil - I wouldn't trust him with my money.

trust verb (HOPE)

C1 [ I ] formal to hope and expect that something is true

[ + (that) ] I trust (that) you slept well? 我想你睡得还好吧?
The meeting went well, I trust. 我希望会议进行得顺利。


uk /trʌst/ us /trʌst/

trust noun (BELIEF)

B2 [ U ] the belief that you can trust someone or something

a relationship based on trust and understanding 建立在信任与理解基础上的关系
We were obviously wrong to put our trust in her. 显然,我们不该信任她。
He's in a position of trust (= a position with responsibilities, especially to the public). 他身居要职。
take sth on trust

to believe that something is true although you have no proof


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[ C ] a legal arrangement in which a person or organization controls property and/or money for another person or organization

Under the terms of the trust he receives interest on the money, but he cannot get at the money itself. 按照信托协议,他得到那笔钱的利息,但不可处置本金。
The money that her father left her is being held/kept in trust (= being controlled) for her until she's 30. 父亲留给她的钱被托管了起来,直到她30岁时才能取出。

trust noun (ORGANIZATION)

[ C ] an organization that controls property and/or money for another person

He works for a charitable trust. 他为一家慈善信托机构工作。
Housing trusts help to provide houses for people who are not well off. 住房基金机构向那些不富裕的人们提供住房方面的帮助。

[ C ] US used in the name of some banks

Morgan Guaranty Trust 摩根保证信托银行

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