Translation of "check" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

check

verb uk /tʃek/ us /tʃek/
EXAMINE 檢查

A2 [ I or T ] to make certain that something or someone is correct, safe, or suitable by examining it, him, or her quickly

檢查;核查,核對
You should always check your oil, water, and tyres before taking your car on a long trip. 你每次開車長途旅行前都應當檢查一下油箱、水箱和輪胎。
Customs stopped us and checked (= searched) our bags for alcohol and cigarettes. 海關人員要求我們停下,檢查我們的隨身行李裡有沒有煙酒。
After I'd finished the exam, I checked my answers for mistakes. 我做完考卷後檢查答案有沒有錯誤。
The doctor will call next week to check on your progress. 下星期醫生會來檢查你恢復得怎麼樣。
I check on (= visits) our elderly neighbour every few days to make sure that he's alright. 我妻子每過幾天就去探望我們年邁的鄰居,看他是否一切安好。
[ + (that) ] I always check (that) I've shut the windows before I leave the house. 離家前我總要檢查一下,看窗戶是否都已關好。
He double-checked all the doors (= checked them all twice) before leaving the house. 他離開這幢房子前又把所有的門都檢查了兩次。
→ See also crosscheck

B1 [ I or T ] to find out about something:

[ + question word ] I called them yesterday to check when they were arriving. 我昨天給他們打了電話,確定他們甚麼時候到達。
[ + to infinitive ] If you're near the garage, could you check to see (= ask) if the car's ready? 要是你離修理廠不遠,能去看一下車是否修好了嗎?
If you're unsure of your legal rights, I would check with (= ask) a lawyer. 如果你不清楚自己的合法權利,我可以去請教律師。
STOP 停止

[ T ] to stop someone from doing or saying something, or to prevent something from increasing or continuing

阻礙;制止;抑制
They have begun to vaccinate children in an attempt to check the spread of the disease. 為了控制疾病的蔓延,他們開始給孩子注射疫苗。
LEAVE 留下

UK usually check in [ T ] mainly US to give your bags to airport employees to be put on a plane for you, rather than carrying them on and off the plane yourself :

I got my boarding pass and checked my suitcase.

[ T ] mainly US to leave something with someone at a particular place, so that they can take care of it for a short time

寄存,寄放
It was hot so we checked our coats before going round the gallery. 天氣太熱了,所以我們先寄存了衣服再去參觀畫廊。
AGREE 同意

[ I ] mainly US If information checks, it agrees with other information.

(資料)符合,吻合
Her statement checks with most of the eye-witness reports. 她的陳述與大多數目擊證人的報告相吻合。
MARK 記號

A1 mainly US UK usually tick [ I or T ] to mark something with a check

給…標記號,打上鉤
Check (off) each item on the list as you complete it. 每完成一個專案計劃就在清單上把該專案計劃打勾。
CHESS 國際象棋

[ T ] specialized games in the game of chess, to put the other player's king under direct attack, so that he or she is forced to defend against the attack in the next move

將(對方的)軍
SPORTS

[ T ] mainly US specialized sports in some sports such as ice hockey, to try to make another player lose the ball or puck, for example, by pushing them

noun uk /tʃek/ us /tʃek/
MONEY 金錢

[ C ] US spelling of cheque

支票
EXAMINATION 查核

B1 [ C ] an examination of something in order to make certain that it is correct or the way it should be

檢查;核對,查核
The soldiers gave their equipment a final check before setting off. 出發前士兵對他們的裝備做了最後一次檢查。
"I can't find my keys." "Have another check in/through your jacket pockets." 「我找不到鎖匙了。」「在你夾克衫口袋裡再找一找。」
Security checks have become really strict at the airport. 機場的安全檢查變得十分嚴格。
The police are carrying out spot checks on (= quick examinations of a limited number of) drivers over the Christmas period to test for alcohol levels. 聖誕節期間,警方對司機進行了酒精度抽檢。
It's my job to keep a check on stock levels. 隨時檢查庫存量是我的工作。
I'll just run a check on (= find information about) that name for you in the computer. 我現在就在電腦裡幫你查詢這個名字。
PATTERN 圖案

[ C or U ] a pattern of squares formed by lines of different colours crossing each other

(彩色)方格圖案
a shirt with a pattern of blue and yellow checks 藍黃相間的格子襯衫
a grey check suit 灰色格子西服
RESTAURANT 餐館

A2 US [ C ] a bill noun in a restaurant, etc.

帳單
Can I have the check, please? 請給我結帳,好嗎?
LIMIT 限制
hold/keep sth in check

to limit something

控制;限制;抑制
We need to find ways of keeping our expenditure in check. 我們必須想辦法限制我們的開銷。
checks and balances

rules intended to prevent one person or group from having too much power within an organization

(組織內部的)制約與平衡,制衡原則
A system of checks and balances exists to ensure that our government is truly democratic. 制衡制度的存在是為了確保我們的政府真正民主。
MARK 記號

A2 [ C ] mainly US UK usually tick a mark (✓) that shows that something is correct or has been done

鉤號
Put a check by/against the names of the people who have accepted the invitation. 在接受邀請的人的姓名上打鉤。
CHESS 國際象棋

[ U ] specialized games in chess, the act of directly attacking the other player's king:

I think I should have given check (= attacked my opponent's king) at move 23 instead of trying to find a safer square for the rook. 我覺得當時不應該把車移到安全位置,反而應該在走第23步時直接將他的軍。
in check specialized

If your king is in check in chess, it is being directly attacked by the other player.

被將軍的局面
Your king is in check from my knight. 你的王被我的馬將死了。
→ Compare checkmate
SPORTS

[ C ] mainly US specialized sports in some sports such as ice hockey, a defensive move (= trying to prevent scoring) in which a player tries to make another player lose the ball or puck, for example, by pushing them

exclamation uk /tʃek/ us /tʃek/
YES

mainly US used to say yes to someone who is making certain that all the things on a list have been dealt with or included

(用於確認所列事項已完成)是的,已照辦
"Did you bring your sleeping bag?" "Check." "Pillow?" "Check." 「你帶睡袋了嗎?」「帶了。」「枕頭呢?」「帶了。」
CHESS

specialized games something you say in chess, if you directly attack the other player's king

將軍!殺棋! → Compare checkmate

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