Translation of "bore" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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boreverb

uk /bɔːr/ us /bɔːr/

bore verb (FAIL TO INTEREST)

[ T ] to talk or act in a way that makes someone lose interest

使厭煩,使討厭
"Am I boring you?" she asked anxiously. 「我讓你厭煩了嗎?」她焦急地問道。
bore sb silly

to make someone feel very bored

使某人覺得無聊透頂
We were all bored silly by the play. 這齣戲讓我們覺得無聊得要死。

More examples

  • I was so bored that I slept through the second half of the film.
  • I enjoyed my course at first, but after a time I got bored with it.
  • He sensed (that) his guests were bored, although they were listening politely.
  • He grew bored of the countryside.
  • The novelty of these toys soon wore off and the children became bored with them.
  • Sometimes I enjoy my English lessons, but at other times I find them really boring.
  • This programme's boring - shall I turn over to BBC?
  • Your hair has a natural wave whereas mine's just straight and boring.
  • This town is so boring in the evening - there's never anything happening.
  • Life would be bloody boring if nothing ever went wrong.

bore verb (MAKE A HOLE)

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to make a hole in something using a tool

鑽,挖,鑿(洞)
He used a drill to bore a hole in the wall. 他用鑽子在牆上鑿了一個洞。
The workmen bored through the rock. 工人們鑿穿了岩石。

bore verb (BEAR)

past simple of bear

忍受;容忍;經受;承擔

Phrasal verb(s)

borenoun

uk /bɔːr/ us /bɔːr/

bore noun (NOT INTERESTING)

[ C ] disapproving someone who talks too much about boring subjects

令人討厭的人
I had to sit next to Michael at dinner - he's such a bore. 晚飯時我不得不坐在米高旁邊——他這人真討厭。

[ S ] informal an activity or situation that is annoying or unpleasant

使人厭煩的事(或情況)
Ironing is such a bore. 熨衣服真煩人。
[ + -ing verb ] It's an awful bore cooking a meal every night. 每晚都做飯是件特別討厭的事。
[ + to infinitive ] It's such a bore to have to write this out all over again. 非得將這重新寫出來可真煩人。

bore noun (HOLE)

[ C ] specialized US usually gauge engineering the space inside a pipe or tube, or the diameter (= measurement across the widest part) of this space

內徑,口徑
a narrow bore 窄口徑
a bore of 16 millimetres 16毫米的口徑

bore noun (WAVE)

[ C ] a very large wave that runs from the sea up a narrow river at particular times of year

(海水湧入江河)湧潮,激潮
the Severn Bore 塞文河(位於英國境內)湧潮

-boresuffix

uk / -bɔːr/ us / -bɔːr/ mainly UK US usually -gauge

used in adjectives to express the width of the space inside a cylinder, especially the inside of a gun barrel (= part shaped like a tube)

…口徑的,…內膛的
a twelve-bore shotgun 口徑為12毫米的獵槍

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