Translation of "buy" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /baɪ/ us /baɪ/ bought, bought

buy verb (PAY FOR)

A1 [ I or T ] to get something by paying money for it

Eventually she had saved enough money to buy a small car. 她最終存夠了買一輛小汽車的錢。
[ + two objects ] He bought his mother some flowers/He bought some flowers for his mother. 他給母親買了些花。
There are more people buying at this time of the year so prices are high. 這個季節購物的人比較多,所以價格高昂。
The company was set up to buy and sell shares on behalf of investors. 成立該公司為的是代表投資者買賣股票。
I bought my camera from a friend of mine. 我的相機是從一個朋友處買的。
buy sb's silence

to pay someone or do something for someone, so that that person does not tell anyone something that they know about and that you want to remain secret

What will we have to do to buy her silence? 為了封住她的嘴我們該怎麽辦?

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buy verb (BELIEVE)

[ T ] informal to believe that something is true

She'll never buy that story about you getting lost! 她決不會相信你迷路的謊話!


uk /baɪ/ us /baɪ/
a good/bad buy

to be worth/not be worth the price

This jacket is a really good buy, at £200. 這件夾克真合算,才200英鎊。

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