Translation of "check" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /tʃek/ us /tʃek/

check verb (EXAMINE)

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

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。
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check verb (STOP)

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

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。

check verb (LEAVE)

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

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。

check verb (AGREE)

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

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。

check verb (MARK)

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

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。

check verb (CHESS)

[ 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



uk /tʃek/ us /tʃek/

check noun (MONEY)

[ C ] US spelling of cheque


check noun (EXAMINATION)

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

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。

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check noun (PATTERN)

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

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

check noun (RESTAURANT)

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

Can I have the check, please? 請給我結帳,好嗎?

check noun (LIMIT)

hold/keep sth in check

to limit something

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

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。

check noun (MARK)

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

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。

check noun (CHESS)

in check specialized

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

Your king is in check from my knight. 你的王被我的馬將死了。


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check exclamation (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

"Did you bring your sleeping bag?" "Check." "Pillow?" "Check." 「你帶睡袋了嗎?」「帶了。」「枕頭呢?」「帶了。」

check exclamation (CHESS)

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


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