Translation of "cheap" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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cheapadjective

uk /tʃiːp/ us /tʃiːp/

cheap adjective (LOW PRICE)

A1 costing little money or less than is usual or expected

便宜的,不貴的
I got a cheap flight at the last minute. 我在最後一刻買到了一張便宜的機票。
Food is usually cheaper in supermarkets. 超市裡的食物通常比較便宜。
Children and the elderly are entitled to cheap train tickets. 兒童和老人可以使用廉價火車票。
The system is simple and cheap to operate. 這個計劃實施起來簡單又省錢。
During times of mass unemployment, there's a pool of cheap labour for employers to draw from. 在人們大批失業的時候,有大量廉價勞動力供僱主選用。
figurative In a war, human life becomes very cheap (= seems to be of little value). 戰爭期間,人命變得很不值錢。

If a shop or restaurant is cheap, it charges low prices.

(商店或餐館)收費低廉的
I go to the cheapest hairdresser's in town. 我去城裡收費最便宜的那家理髮店理髮。
cheap and cheerful UK

cheap but good or enjoyable

價廉物美
There's a restaurant round the corner that serves cheap and cheerful food. 街角處有家飯店,那裡的飯菜價廉物美。
on the cheap informal

If you get goods on the cheap, you get them for a low price, often from someone you know who works in the company or business that produces them.

便宜地,廉價地(購買商品)

More examples

  • We bought a cheap package tour to Spain and stayed in a big hotel by the sea.
  • Bicycles are a cheap and efficient form of transport.
  • I know a great restaurant where the drink's cheap and the food's great.
  • I bought some flowers that were going cheap.
  • It's only a cheap ring but it has great sentimental value for me.

cheap adjective (LOW QUALITY)

C1 disapproving used to describe goods that are both low in quality and low in price

(商品)質次價廉的
I bought some cheap wine for cooking with. 我買了些便宜的劣質葡萄酒用來燒菜。
He bought some cheap shoes that fell apart after a couple of months. 他買了雙便宜鞋,兩個月之後就全破了。
cheap and nasty UK

costing little and of very bad quality

質劣價廉

cheap adjective (UNGENEROUS)

US UK mean unwilling to spend money

小氣的,吝嗇的
He's so cheap he didn't even buy me a card for my birthday. 他真小氣,居然連張生日卡都沒給我買。

cheap adjective (DRESSED SEXILY)

disapproving If you describe the way a person is dressed as cheap, you mean that it is very obvious that they are trying to sexually attract other people.

(穿著)不正經的,下賤的

cheap adjective (UNKIND)

disapproving unpleasant and unkind

卑劣的;粗俗的
I wish you'd stop making cheap jokes about my friends. 希望你別再對我的朋友開那種低級玩笑了。

cheapadverb

uk /tʃiːp/ us /tʃiːp/

for little money or for less than is usual

便宜地,經濟實惠地
I got some shoes cheap in the sale. 我在大減價的時候買了幾雙便宜鞋。
There were some chairs in the market going cheap (= they were not expensive). 市場上有些椅子在廉價出售。

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