Translation of "fill" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /fɪl/ us /fɪl/

fill verb (SPACE)

A2 [ I or T ] to make or become full; to use empty space

I filled the bucket with water. 我往桶裡注滿了水。
I could hear the tank filling. 我聽見往蓄水池裡注水的聲音。
She filled most of her time watching TV. 我去圖書館打發開會前的一個小時。
figurative Happy sounds filled the room (= could be heard everywhere in the room). 房間裡充滿了歡聲笑語。

C2 [ I or T ] to put a substance into an empty space

Before painting, fill (in) all the cracks in the plaster. 粉刷之前先把所有的裂縫用灰泥填滿。
These cakes are filled with cream. 這些蛋糕是鮮奶油夾心的。
figurative The product clearly filled a need/gap in the market. 該產品顯然填補了市場的需求/空白。

[ T ] to put a substance into a hole in a tooth to repair it

You should get that cavity filled. 你應該把那個牙洞補上。

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fill verb (JOB)

C1 [ T ] to give a job or position to someone

I'm sorry, the job/post/vacancy has already been filled. 很抱歉,這個工作/職位/空缺已經有人充任了。
We would prefer to fill the position with (= give it to) a recent graduate. 我們更想找個應屆大學畢業生來做這份工作。

fillnoun [ U ]

uk /fɪl/ us /fɪl/

someone's fill is as much as they want or can deal with

He took only a few minutes to eat/drink his fill. 他只花了幾分鐘時間就吃飽了/喝夠了。
I'd had my fill of his rude remarks. 我已經聽夠了他粗魯無禮的言論。

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