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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “cause”

cause

verb [T]
 
 
/kɔːz/ US  /kɑːz/
to make something happen, especially something bad
使(不好的事情)發生;造成,導致
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。
Causing things to happen
(Definition of cause verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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