change verb (BECOME DIFFERENT)
That was 20 years ago and things have changed since then. 20年過去了，情況已經變了。
Nothing changes, does it - I've been away two years and the office still looks exactly the same. 甚麼也沒有改變，不是嗎——我走了兩年，辦公室看起來仍然是老樣子。
I'm going to change my hairstyle. 我打算改變一下髮型。
change your mind
change for the better
change your ways
change verb (TRANSPORT)
Change at Peterborough for York. 在彼得伯勒換車去約克。
- This train will terminate at the next stop - passengers who wish to continue should change trains.
- You should stay on the train until Manchester and then change.
- The only thing I'm worried about is changing trains at Kings Cross.
- You'll have to change buses when you get into Victoria, but your next bus doesn't leave for half an hour.
- It's an awkward trip - you have to change several times.
change verb (MONEY)
Could you change a £5 note for me? 你能為我把一張五英鎊的紙幣換成零錢嗎？
change verb (CLOTHES/BEDS)
Give me five minutes to change out of (= remove) my work clothes and I'll come out with you. 給我五分鐘換下工作服就跟你出去。
- You are going to change, aren't you? You can't go in those tatty old jeans.
- When did you last change the linen on the children's beds?
- I hadn't even changed when our first guests arrived, so Jeff had to cope on his own.
- I usually insist that he changes out of his work clothes before dinner.
- Can you make sure your brother doesn't walk in when I'm changing?
change verb (WIND/SEA)
change verb (SPEED)
change noun (BECOMING DIFFERENT)
We need a change of government. 我們需要換個政府。
a change in lifestyle 生活方式的改變
They've made a lot of changes to the house. 他們已對房子作了很多改動。
change of scene
change noun (MONEY)
She gave me €5 in change. 她給了我五英鎊的硬幣。
Do you have change for a 20-dollar bill? 你能換開20元的鈔票嗎？