Translation of "get" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb (REACH) 到達 uk us /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)

[ I usually + adv/prep, T ] to reach or arrive at a particular place

We hadn't even got as far as London when the car broke down. 我們連倫敦都沒開到,汽車就拋了錨。
What time does he normally get home (from work)? 他(下班後)一般甚麼時候回到家?
If you get to the restaurant before us, just wait at the bar. 如果你比我們先到飯店,在吧檯那裡等就行了。

[ I usually + adv/prep ] to reach a particular stage, condition or time

You earn loads if you get to the top in that profession. 那種職業你要是晉升到了高層,會賺很多錢。
It got to Thursday and she still hadn't heard any news. 都星期四了,她仍然沒有聽到任何消息。
informal I'm getting to the stage now where I just want to give up. 現在,我幾乎到了一心想要放棄的地步。
get far/somewhere/anywhere

to make progress or to improve

She's taking flute lessons, but she really doesn't seem to be getting anywhere with it. 她正在上長笛班,但是她好像一點進步也沒有。
It's been hard settling in, but I feel I'm getting somewhere at last. 適應的過程非常艱難,但我覺得最終還是有所進步。

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