Translation of "wear" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /weər/ us /wer/ wore, worn

wear verb (ON BODY)

A1 [ T ] to have clothing, jewellery, etc. on your body

Tracey is wearing a simple black dress. 特蕾西身着一袭素净的黑色长裙。
What are you wearing to Caroline's wedding? 卡罗琳的婚礼上你准备穿什么?
Some musicians don't like to wear rings when they're playing. 有的音乐家不喜欢在演奏时戴戒指。
He wears glasses for reading. 他阅读时戴眼镜。
She wears very little make-up. 她基本上不化妆。

C2 [ T ] to show a particular emotion on your face

The politician wore a confident smile throughout the interview. 部长在整个采访过程中都面带自信的微笑。

B2 [ T ] to arrange your hair in a particular way

When she's working she wears her hair in a ponytail. 工作时,她把头发梳成一个马尾辫。
You should wear your hair up (= so that it does not hang down) more often - it suits you. 你应当更多地把头发梳起来——那很适合你。

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wear verb (WEAKEN)

[ I ] to become weaker, damaged, or thinner because of continuous use

I really like this shirt but it's starting to wear at the collar. 我非常喜欢这件衬衫,但是它的领子已经有些磨破了。
The wheel bearings have worn over the years, which is what's causing the noise. 轮子的轴承多年来已经磨损,这就是产生噪声的原因。

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to produce something such as a hole or loss of material by continuous use, rubbing, or movement

I always seem to wear a hole in the left elbow of my sweaters. 我似乎老是会把毛线衫的左肘处磨出洞来。
Over many years, flowing water wore deep grooves into the rock. 多年之后,流水在岩石上冲刷出一道道深深的凹槽。
Wind and water slowly wore down the mountain's jagged edges. 风和水慢慢地磨平了这座山的棱角。

wear verb (ALLOW)

[ T ] UK old-fashioned informal to allow or accept something

I'd ask my boss for some time off but I don't think she'd wear it. 我想向老板请一段时间的假,但我觉得她可能不会准假。

wearnoun [ U ]

uk /weər/ us /wer/

wear noun [ U ] (CLOTHES)

also wear clothes suitable for a particular use or clothes of a particular type

casual wear 便装
leisure wear 休闲服
knitwear 针织品

wear noun [ U ] (USE)

the amount or type of use an object has had or can be expected to have, especially before showing damage

I've had a lot of wear out of these boots - I've had them for five years. 这双靴子我穿了很久——都有5年了。
I've only worn the shirt a couple of times and it's already showing signs of wear (= damage). 那件衬衫我只穿了几次就开始显得有些破旧了。

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