Translation of "become" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /bɪˈkʌm/ us /bɪˈkʌm/ became, become

become verb (BE)

A2 [ L ] to start to be

I was becoming increasingly suspicious of his motives. 我越來越懷疑他的動機。
It was becoming cold, so we lit the fire. 天氣越來越冷了,所以我們燃起了火。
After giving up smoking, he became fat and irritable. 戒煙後,他發福了,而且很愛發火。
Margaret Thatcher became the UK's first woman prime minister in 1979. 瑪格麗特‧戴卓爾在1979年成為英國第一位女首相。
He has just become a father. 他剛剛當上爸爸。

More examples

  • Of the four million people who have become vegetarians in Britain, nearly two-thirds are women.
  • When did you become a US citizen?
  • People can become infected after eating raw or undercooked meat.
  • He started his working life as an engineer but later became a teacher.
  • Prince Juan Carlos of Spain became king in 1975.

become verb (SUIT)

[ T ] old-fashioned to cause someone to look attractive, or to be suitable for someone

That colour really becomes you. 那種顏色很適合你。

Phrasal verb(s)

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