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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “describe”

describe

verb [T]
 
 
/dɪˈskraɪb/
to say or write what someone or something is like
描述,描寫,描繪
Could you describe your attacker?
你能描述一下襲擊者的樣子嗎?
He described the painting in detail.
他詳細地描述了那幅油畫的內容。
[+ question word] Let me describe (to you) how it happened.
讓我來(給你)講講事情的經過吧。
She described Gary as shy.
她說加利很害羞。
Defining and explaining
formal If you describe a shape, you draw it or move in a direction that follows the line of it
畫;畫出…圖形
He used compasses to describe a circle.
他用圓規畫圓。
Bending, twisting and curvingPainting, drawing and printing
(Definition of describe from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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