Translation of "beckon" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈbek.ən/ us /ˈbek.ən/

[ I or T ] to move your hand or head in a way that tells someone to come nearer

The customs official beckoned the woman to his counter. 海關官員示意那婦人到他桌前來。
"Hey you!" she called, beckoning me over with her finger. 「嘿,我在叫你呢!」她喊道,並用手指示意我過去。
He beckoned to me, as if he wanted to speak to me. 他給我打手勢,好像是要跟我說甚麼。

[ I ] If something beckons, it attracts people.

For many young people, the bright lights of the city beckon, though a lot of them end up sleeping on the streets. 儘管其中許多人最終落得要露宿街頭,但倫敦璀璨的燈火仍舊吸引許多年輕人。

[ I ] If an event or achievement beckons, it is likely to happen.

She's an excellent student, for whom a wonderful future beckons. 她是個優秀的學生,美妙的前程在召喚她。

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