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believe

verb [T]
 
 
/bɪˈliːv/
to think that something is true, correct or real
相信
Strangely, no one believed us when we told them we'd been visited by a creature from Mars.
奇怪的是,當我們告訴他們曾有火星人來訪時,居然沒人相信。
[+ that] He believes that all children are born with equal intelligence.
他相信孩子們出生時智商是一樣的。
She's arriving tomorrow, I believe.
我相信她明天會到的。
"Is she coming alone?" "We believe not/so (= We think she is not/is)."
「她一個人來的嗎?」「我想不是的/是的。」
[+ obj + to infinitive ] I believe her to be the finest violinist in the world.
我相信她是世界上最出色的小提琴家。
[+ obj + adj ] All the crew are missing, believed dead.
機組人員全告失蹤,據說都已遇難。
Believing
not believe a word of it to not believe that something is true
根本不相信
He told me she was just a friend, but I don't believe a word of it!
他告訴我,她只是普通朋友而已,但我根本就不信!
Not believing
believe it or not ( also would you believe it?) said when telling someone about something that is true, although it seems unlikely
信不信由你
He's upstairs doing his homework, believe it or not.
他正在樓上做功課,信不信由你。
BelievingExpressions of surprise
if you believe that, you'll believe anything! informal something that you say to emphasize that something is obviously not true
用於強調某事不可能是真的
He said the car in front backed into him, and if you believe that, you'll believe anything!
他說前面的車向後撞倒他。這根本就是胡說!
True, real, false, and unrealNot believing
make believe to pretend or imagine
假裝
Let's make believe (that) we're pirates.
我們假扮海盜吧。
→  See also make-believe Faking and pretending
(Definition of believe from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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