Translation of "bury" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /ˈber.i/ us /ˈber.i/

B1 to put a dead body into the ground

His father is buried in the cemetery on the hill. 他的父親葬在山上的墓地裡。
→ See also burial

B2 to put something into a hole in the ground and cover it:

The dog trotted off to bury its bone. 那只狗顛兒顛兒地跑到一邊去埋它的骨頭。
buried treasure 埋藏的財寶

usually passive to cover something or someone completely with a large quantity of something

If an avalanche strikes, skiers can be buried alive by snow. 如果發生雪崩,滑雪者可能會被雪活埋。

C2 to put something in a place where it is difficult or impossible to find or see

I found the article buried (away) in the business section of the newspaper. 我在報紙的商務版找到了這篇文章。
She buried her face in her hands and began to sob. 她雙手掩面開始啜泣。

to intentionally forget an unpleasant experience

He'd had to bury his pain over the years. 多年來他不得不將痛苦埋在心底。

old-fashioned If someone says they buried someone, usually a close relation, they mean that the person died.

She buried both her parents last year. 去年她的父母都過世了。

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