Translation of "dread" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /dred/

to feel extremely worried or frightened about something that is going to happen or that might happen

He's dreading his driving test - he's sure he's going to fail. 他在為駕照考試而擔心——他覺得自己肯定過不了。
[ + -ing verb ] I'm dreading having to meet his parents. 因為不得不見他的父母,我很害怕。
dread to think

used to say that you do not want to think about something because it is too worrying

I dread to think what would happen if he was left to cope on his own. 我不敢想像,如果讓他自己去應付會怎麼樣。

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