Translation of "false" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /fɒls/ us /fɑːls/

false adjective (NOT REAL)

B2 not real, but made to look or seem real

false eyelashes/teeth 假睫毛/假牙
UK Modern office buildings have false floors, under which computer and phone wires can be laid. 現代辦公樓都設有假地板,下麵鋪設電腦和電話線路。

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false adjective (NOT TRUE)

B1 disapproving not true, but made to seem true in order to deceive people

She was charged with giving false evidence in court. 她被控在法庭上作偽證。
When she was stopped by the police for speeding, she gave them a false name and address. 因超速駕駛被員警截停時,她報上假的姓名和地址。
He assumed a false identity (= pretended he was someone else) in order to escape from the police. 為了逃避警方的追捕,他用了假身分。
under false pretences disapproving

If you do something under false pretences, you lie about who you are, what you are doing, or what you intend to do, in order to get something.

He was deported for entering the country under false pretences. 他因以虛假身分入境而被驅逐出境。
If you're not going to offer me a job, then you've brought me here under false pretences (= you have deceived me in order to make me come here). 如果你不打算給我一份工作,那麼你就是把我騙到這裡來的。

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false adjective (NOT CORRECT)

B1 not correct

"Three plus three is seven. True or false?" "False." 「三加三等於七。對還是錯?」「錯。」
The news report about the explosion turned out to be false. 有關爆炸的新聞報道後來發現有誤。
You'll get a false impression/idea of the town if you only visit the university. 如果你只參觀大學,就會對這個鎮產生錯誤的印象。

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false adjective (NOT SINCERE)

C1 disapproving not sincere or expressing real emotions

a false smile/laugh 虛情假意的微笑/大笑
I didn't like her - she seemed false. 我不喜歡她——她有點虛偽做作。

false adjective (NOT LOYAL)

literary disapproving A false friend is not loyal or cannot be trusted.


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