Translation of "exhaust" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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exhaustverb [ T ]

uk /ɪɡˈzɔːst/ us /ɪɡˈzɑːst/

exhaust verb [ T ] (TIRE)

C1 to make someone extremely tired

使筋疲力竭;使疲憊不堪
The long journey exhausted the children. 長途旅行後,孩子們疲憊不堪。
I've exhausted myself with all that cleaning. 打掃完,我累得筋疲力盡。

More examples

  • Take a break now, please - you mustn't exhaust yourself.
  • Our plan was to exhaust the children at the park, so that they would sleep in the car.
  • The effort of his ordeal completely exhausted him.
  • Billy's heart was so weak that just climbing a few steps exhausted him.
  • Please don't exhaust yourself cooking and cleaning for him, Granny - he can look after himself.

exhaust verb [ T ] (USE)

to use something completely

用完;花光;耗盡
How long will it be before the world's fuel supplies are exhausted? 再過多長時間地球上的燃料就耗盡了?
I'm afraid he's exhausted my patience. 恐怕我對他已經失去耐性了。
We seem to have exhausted this topic of conversation (= we have nothing new to say about it). 這個話題我們好像已經沒有甚麼好談的了。

exhaustnoun [ U ]

uk /ɪɡˈzɔːst/ us /ɪɡˈzɑːst/

C1 the waste gas from an engine, especially a car's, or the pipe the gas flows through

(引擎排出的)廢氣;(尤指汽車的)尾氣;排氣管
Car exhaust is the main reason for the city's pollution. 汽車排出的廢氣是造成城市污染的主要原因。

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