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amount

noun [C]
 
 
/əˈmaʊnt/
a collection or mass especially of something which cannot be counted
(尤指不可數事物的)數量;數額;量;總數
They didn't deliver the right amount of sand.
他們運來的沙子數量不對。
Small amounts of land were used for keeping animals.
少量的土地用於飼養動物。
He paid regular amounts of money to a charity.
他定期向一家慈善機構捐錢。
I didn't expect the bill to come to this amount (= of money).
我沒有料到帳單上的金額會這麼大。
The new tax caused a huge amount of public anger.
新稅收引起了強烈公憤。
I had a certain amount of (= some) difficulty finding the house.
我找到這房子費了不少勁。
You wouldn't believe the amount of trouble (= what a lot of trouble) I've had with this car.
你決不會相信這輛汽車給我帶來了多少麻煩。
General words for size and amount
Translations of “amount”
in Korean 양…
in Arabic كَمِيّة, مِقْدار…
in Portuguese quantidade…
in Catalan quantitat…
in Japanese 量, 額…
in Italian quantità…
in Russian количество…
in Turkish miktar, yekun, tutar…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指不可数事物的)数量, 数额, 量…
in Polish ilość, kwota…
(Definition of amount from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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