Translation of "ever" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈev.ər/ us /ˈev.ɚ/

ever adverb (AT ANY TIME)

A2 at any time

Nothing ever happens here in the evening. 這兒晚上從來沒發生過甚麽事兒。
Have you ever been to London? 你去過倫敦嗎?
If you're ever/If ever you're in Rio, do give me a call. 無論甚麽時候你到了劍橋,一定要給我打個電話。
He hardly ever (= almost never) washes the dishes and he rarely, if ever, (= probably never) does any cleaning. 他幾乎從不洗碗碟,也難得打掃一次。
When there's a James Bond movie on TV, I never ever miss it. 只要電視上播出詹姆斯.龐德電影,我從不錯過。
If ever there was a cause for celebration, this peace treaty was it. 這項和平條約確實值得慶祝。
The smell is worse than ever. 這氣味更加難聞了。
I thought she was famous, but none of my friends have ever heard of her. 我以為她很有名,但我的朋友中竟然從來沒人聽說過她。
better, bigger, more, etc. than ever

C1 better, bigger, etc. than at any time before

We are spending more than ever on education. 現在我們的教育開支之大是前所未有的。
as big, fast, good, etc. as ever

as big, fast, etc. as at any time before

The restaurants are as good as ever and no more expensive. 這些餐廳的飯菜仍像往常一樣美味可口,但價格卻不那麽貴了。

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ever adverb (ALWAYS)

C2 continuously

United's record in cup competitions grows ever more impressive. 曼徹斯特聯隊在杯賽中的成績越來越引人注目。
The ever-increasing demand for private cars could be halted by more investment in public transport. 增加對大眾運輸的投資或許可以遏制對私車日益增長的需求。
Nuclear devastation was an ever-present threat. 核子毀滅是個永久存在的威脅。
Susan and Guy moved to the country, where they lived happily ever after. 在劍橋住了九年後,蘇珊娜和蓋伊移居沃特林頓,此後一直在那裡過著幸福的生活。
ever since

B1 continuously since that time

He's been depressed ever since he got divorced. 他離婚後一直很消沈。
as ever

in the same way as always

As ever, I was the last to find out. 像往常一樣,我又是最後一個知道的。
yours ever also ever yours UK formal

used at the end of a letter as a way of saying goodbye to someone you know well

Yours ever, Yvonne. 你永遠的朋友,伊馮娜。

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ever adverb (EMPHASIS)

used for emphasizing an adjective

The orchestra is to perform its last ever concert/last concert ever tomorrow night at the Albert Hall. 管弦樂隊將於明晚在亞伯特音樂廳舉行最後一次演出。
Yesterday the company announced its first ever fall in profits. 昨天這家公司宣佈其利潤首次出現下跌。
Was she ever a fast runner! (= She was a very fast runner!) 她以前跑得多快啊!
"Are you looking forward to your vacation?" "Am I ever!" (= Yes, very much!) 「你盼望休假嗎?」「無時無刻都盼著!」

in questions, used to emphasize the question word

How ever did he manage that? 他到底是怎麽應付過去的?
What ever have you done to him? 你究竟對他做了甚麽?
Why ever would anyone/Why would anyone ever want to hurt her? 究竟爲甚麽有人要去傷害她?
ever so/ever such a B2 UK informal

very/a very

She's ever so pretty. 她貌美至極。
She's ever such a pretty girl. 她是個很漂亮的女孩。

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