Translation of "buy" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb (PAY FOR) 為…付款 uk us /baɪ/ (bought)

[ 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/informal off 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 they do not tell anyone something which they know about and which 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?

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