Translation of "clap" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

clap

verb uk /klæp/ us /klæp/ -pp-
MAKE NOISE 發出聲音

B1 [ I or T ] to make a short loud noise by hitting your hands together

拍(手),擊(掌)
"When I clap my hands, you stand still," said the teacher. 老師說:「我拍手時,你們必須站立不動。」
The band played a familiar tune which had everyone clapping along. 樂隊演奏了一首熟悉的曲子,大家都跟著一起拍手。
The audience clapped in time to the music. 觀眾隨著音樂的節拍拍手。

B1 [ I or T ] to clap your hands repeatedly to show that you like or admire someone or have enjoyed a performance

鼓(掌)
The audience clapped and cheered when she stood up to speak. 她站起來講話時,觀眾鼓掌歡呼。
We all clapped his performance enthusiastically. 我們都為他的表演熱烈鼓掌。
PUT QUICKLY 迅速放置

[ T + adv/prep ] to put a person or thing somewhere quickly or suddenly

迅速把…放在;急速放置
She clapped her hand over her mouth to try to stop herself from laughing. 她連忙用手捂住嘴,不讓自己笑出聲來。
The police clapped him into/in prison for possession of drugs. 警方以私藏毒品的罪名將他投入監獄。
HIT

[ T + adv/prep ] to hit someone lightly on the shoulder or back in a friendly way, especially to express pleasure at what they have done

(尤指為表示滿意而在肩上或背上輕輕友好地)拍
He clapped his daughter on the back and told her how proud of her he was. 他輕拍女兒的脊背,告訴她自己多麼為她自豪。

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /klæp/ us /klæp/
NOISE 喧鬧聲

[ S ] the act of clapping your hands continuously to show that you like or admire someone or something

拍手;鼓掌
Let's give a big clap to/for our winning contestant! 讓我們為獲勝選手熱烈鼓掌!

C2 [ C ] a sudden loud noise made by thunder

霹靂聲
There was a clap of thunder and then it started to pour with rain. 哢嚓一聲雷鳴,接著就下起了傾盆大雨。
HIT

[ C ] the act of hitting someone lightly on the shoulder or back in a friendly way, especially to express pleasure at what they have done

(尤指為表示滿意而在肩上或背上輕輕友好地)拍
He gave me a friendly clap on the shoulder and said, "Well done!" 他友好地拍拍我的肩膀說:「做得好!」
DISEASE 疾病
the clap [ S ]

slang for gonorrhoea

淋病
a nasty dose of the clap 骯髒的淋病

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