Translation of "bust" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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bustnoun [ C ]

uk /bʌst/ us /bʌst/

bust noun [ C ] (BREASTS)

a woman's breasts, or the measurement around a woman's breasts and back

I couldn't find any blouses in my bust size. 這家店裡找不到適合我胸圍的衣服。

bust noun [ C ] (HEAD)

a model of the head and shoulders of a person

There was a bust of Mahler on his desk. 他書桌上有一尊馬勒的半身像。

bust noun [ C ] (ARREST)

slang an occasion when police arrest people who are thought to have broken the law

In their latest drugs bust police entered a warehouse where cocaine dealers were meeting. 在最近的毒品搜捕行動中,警方突襲了一個海洛因毒販正在進行交易的倉庫。

bustverb [ T ]

uk /bʌst/ us /bʌst/ busted or UK also bust, busted or UK also bust

bust verb [ T ] (BREAK)

informal to break something

Oh no! I bust his MP3 player. 噢,不好!我弄壞了他的CD唱機。

bust verb [ T ] (ARREST)

US slang When the police bust a person, they arrest them, or when they bust a building or a place, they arrest people in it who they believe are breaking the law.

The police busted him because they think he's involved with a terrorist group. 警方認為他與恐怖團夥有牽連而逮捕了他。


Phrasal verb(s)


uk /bʌst/ us /bʌst/

bust adjective (BROKEN)

UK informal US busted broken

I think my watch is bust. 我想我的錶壞了。

bust adjective (BUSINESS)

go bust

If a company goes bust, it is forced to close because it is financially unsuccessful.

More than 20 companies in the district went bust during the last three months. 過去的三個月裡這一地區有超過20家公司破產。

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