Chinese (Traditional) translation of “believe”
believe verb [T]
› to think that something is true, correct or real
Strangely, no one believed us when we told them we'd been visited by a creature from Mars.
[+ that] He believes that all children are born with equal intelligence.
She's arriving tomorrow, I believe.
"Is she coming alone?" "We believe not/so (= We think she is not/is)."
[+ obj + to infinitive ] I believe her to be the finest violinist in the world.
[+ obj + adj ] All the crew are missing, believed dead.
Believing not believe a word of it › to not believe that something is true
He told me she was just a friend, but I don't believe a word of it!
Not believing believe it or not (also would you believe it?) › said when telling someone about something that is true, although it seems unlikely
He's upstairs doing his homework, believe it or not.
BelievingExpressions of surprise if you believe that, you'll believe anything! informal › something that you say to emphasize that something is obviously not true
He said the car in front backed into him, and if you believe that, you'll believe anything!
True, real, false, and unrealNot believing make believe › to pretend or imagine
Let's make believe (that) we're pirates.
→ See also make-believeFaking and pretending