Translation of "desk" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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desknoun [ C ]

uk /desk/ us /desk/

desk noun [ C ] (TABLE)

A1 a type of table that you can work at, often one with drawers

(常指帶抽屜的)書桌,辦公桌,寫字枱
an office/school desk 辦公桌/書桌
She sat at her desk writing letters. 她坐在書桌前寫信。
He had a pile of papers on his desk. 他的辦公桌上有一疊文件。
The report arrived on/landed on/reached my desk (= I received it) this morning. 這份報告是今天早上送到我的桌上的。

More examples

  • Gwen sat at her desk, surrounded by books and papers.
  • I busied myself with tidying up my desk.
  • The desks in the room were arranged in rows of ten.
  • "Where's my pen? It was on my desk a minute ago." "You left it by the phone."
  • He produced a letter from his desk which he asked me to read.

desk noun [ C ] (SERVICE AREA)

a place, often with a counter (= a long flat narrow surface) especially in a hotel or airport, where you can get information or service

(尤指飯店或機場的)服務台,詢問處
a check-in/information/reception desk 登機櫃枱/詢問處/接待處

desk noun [ C ] (NEWSPAPER OFFICE)

an office that deals with a particular type of news for a newspaper or broadcasting company

(報館或廣播公司負責某一類新聞的)辦公室,部,室,組
the foreign/sports desk 國際/體育部
Now let's hear from Sue at our travel desk. 現在我們來聽聽旅行部的休帶來的新聞。

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