Translation of "cost" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (MONEY) uk us /kɒst/ US  /kɑːst/

(cost, cost) If something costs an amount of money, you must pay that amount to buy or do it

"How much does this book cost (= What is the price of this book)?" "It costs £25." 「這本書多少錢?」「25英鎊。」
It costs a lot to buy a house in this part of London. 在倫敦的這一地區買棟房子要花很多錢。
[ + two objects ] The trip will cost you $1000. 這趟旅遊要花去你1000美元。

(costed, costed) to calculate the future cost of something

How carefully did you cost the materials for the new fence and gate? 你是如何細算新圍欄和大門的材料費用的?
Has your scheme been properly costed (out)? 你的方案好好計算過成本嗎?

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