die verb translate to Traditional Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "die" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [I]
/daɪ/ ( present tense dying, past tense and past participle died)
to stop living or existing, either suddenly or slowly
Twelve people died in the accident.
She died of/from hunger/cancer/a heart attack/her injuries.
It is a brave person who will die for their beliefs.
I should like to die in my sleep (= while I am sleeping).
Many people have a fear of dying.
Our love will never die.
She will not tell anyone - the secret will die with her.
Death and dying
die a natural/violent death to die naturally, violently,
He died a violent death.
My grandmother died a natural death (= did not die of illness or because she was killed), as she would have wanted.
Death and dying
informal If a machine stops working, or if an object cannot be used or repaired any more, usually because it is very old, people sometimes say it has died
The engine just died on us.
humorous He wore his jeans until they died.
Not functioning
(Definition of die verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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