Translation of "cause" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /kɔːz/ US  /kɑːz/

to make something happen, especially something bad

The difficult driving conditions caused several accidents. 艱難的駕駛條件引發了好幾次意外。
[ + obj + to infinitive ] The bright light caused her to blink. 明亮的光線刺得她直眨眼睛。
Most heart attacks are caused by blood clots. 大多數心臟病都是由於血液凝塊所致。
[ + two objects ] I hope the children haven't caused you too much trouble. 我希望孩子沒有給你添了太多麻煩。

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