Translation of "close" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

close

verb uk /kləʊz/ us /kloʊz/
NOT OPEN 不開

A1 [ I or T ] to (cause something to) change from being open to not being open

(使)關,合,關閉
Could you close the door/window please? 請關上門/窗,好嗎?
Close your eyes - I've got a surprise for you. 閉上眼睛——我有個驚喜給你。

A2 [ I ] When a shop, restaurant, or public place closes, people cannot go into it.

(商店或餐館)關門,不營業,打烊;(公共場所)不開放
The banks had closed (to customers) so I couldn't get any money out. 銀行關門了,所以我取不了錢。
The museum closes at 5.30. 博物館五點半閉館。
We can't get a drink! It's after closing time. 我們喝不到酒了!已經打烊了。
END 結束

C2 [ I or T ] to (cause something to) end

(使)結束,(使)停止
The play closed with the tragic death of both hero and heroine. 這部戲以男女主角的慘死告終。
She closed the meeting with a short speech. 她以簡短的講話結束了會議。
The pound closed at (= was worth) $1.47 at the end of the day's trading. 英鎊在一天交易結束時收盤價為1.47美元。

B2 [ I or T ] to (cause a business, organization, or business arrangement to) stop operating

(使)(生意或組織)倒閉;關閉(使)(業務)停止
I closed that bank account when I came to London. 我一到倫敦就把那個銀行帳戶取消了。
The factory closed over ten years ago. 這家工廠十幾年前就關閉了。
close a deal

to make a successful business arrangement with someone

成交,做成生意
We closed a deal with a major supermarket. 我們與一家大超市做成了一筆交易。
noun uk /kləʊs/ /kləʊz/ us /kloʊs/ /kloʊz/
END 結束

uk /kləʊz/ us /kloʊz/ [ S ] the end of something, or the time when you end it

末尾,結尾;結束,結局
I tried to bring the conversation to a close. 我盡力使這次談話快點結束。
"Let's draw this meeting to a close, gentlemen," said the chairman. 「各位先生,我們這次會議就到此為止吧,」主席說。
ROAD 道路

uk /kləʊs/ us /kloʊs/ [ C ] UK a road, usually with private houses, that vehicles can only enter from one end

(通常通向私人住宅的)街道,死巷,死胡同
He lives at 83 Barker Close. 他住在巴克街83號。
adjective uk /kləʊs/ us /kloʊs/
RELATIONSHIP 關係

B1 having direct family connections or shared beliefs, support, and sympathy

近親的;密切的;團結的
There weren't many people at the funeral - just close family/relatives. 葬禮上沒有多少人——只有一些至親。
They're a worrying political party because of their close links/ties with terrorist groups. 這個政黨令人擔憂,因為他們與恐怖組織有密切聯繫。
In those early months, there's a very close bond between mother and child. 在嬰兒出生後的頭幾個月,母嬰之間有一種非常親密的紐帶關係。
a close community 非常團結的集體

A2 People who are close know each other very well and like each other a lot, or who see and talk to each other a lot.

親密的;親近的;聯繫緊密的
Mira is one of my closest friends. 米拉是我的一位密友。
Her relationship isn't good with her father, but she's very close to her mother. 她和父親的關係不好,可是和母親的關係非常親近。
My brother and I have become much closer over the years. 這些年,哥哥和我的關係親密多了。
CAREFUL

C2 looking at or listening to someone or something very carefully:

Police are paying close attention to the situation.
Take a closer look at this photograph.
SECRETIVE 秘密的

unwilling to talk about things to other people

守口如瓶的,隱秘的
He's so close about his past - it seems like he's hiding something. 他對自己的過去守口如瓶——好像要隱瞞甚麼似的。
LACKING AIR 缺少空氣

used to describe weather or air conditions in which it is difficult to breathe and it is uncomfortably warm

封閉的;密不透風的;悶熱的
Can I open the window? It's very close in here. 我能開窗嗎?這裡太悶了。
adjective, adverb uk /kləʊs/ us /kloʊs/
NEAR 近的

A1 not far in position or time

(空間或時間上)接近的(地),靠近的(地)
Don't get too close to that dog, Rosie. 羅西,別太靠近那隻狗。
I hate people standing too close to me. 我討厭別人站得太靠近我。
As Christmas gets closer, the shops get more and more crowded. 隨著聖誕節臨近,商店裡越來越擁擠。
Emma looked close to tears (= almost going to cry). 艾瑪看起來要哭了。
close by

near

近,不遠
Shall we call in on Miranda? You know she lives quite close by. 我們去拜訪一下米蘭達,好嗎?你知道的,她就住在附近。
SIMILAR 相似的

C1 having only a small difference

接近的,只有細微差別的
The election results were so close they had to vote again. 選舉結果非常接近,他們不得不重新投票。
He came second in the race, but it was very close. 他跑了第二名,不過差距很小。
The youngest boys are so close in age they look like twins. 兩個最小的男孩年齡很接近,看上去就像雙胞胎。
Both children bear a very close resemblance to their father. 兩個孩子長得都很像他們的父親。
close on/to

almost

接近,幾乎,差不多
I think there are close on three million unemployed at present. 我想現在有將近300萬失業人口。

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