Translation of "good" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ɡʊd/ us /ɡʊd/ better, best


A1 very satisfactory, enjoyable, pleasant, or interesting

a good book 一本有趣的書
Did you have a good time at the party? 你在派對上玩得開心嗎?
The weather has been really good for the time of year. 就這個季節而言,這段時間的天氣真是難得的好。
I've just had some very good news. 我剛得知一些令人特別開心的消息。
It's so good to see you after all this time! 分開這麼長時間,見到你真是高興!

used in greetings

good morning/afternoon/evening 早上/下午/晚上好

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good adjective (HIGH QUALITY)

A1 of a high quality or level

She speaks very good French. 她法語說得很好。
I've heard it's a very good school. 我聽說這是所很好的學校。
The apple pie was as good as the one my grandmother used to make. 這蘋果派就像我祖母以前做的一樣好吃。
This restaurant has a good reputation. 這家飯店聲譽良好。

used to express praise

Good man! Splendid catch. 高手!球接得太好了。

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good adjective (SUCCESSFUL)

A1 successful, or able to do something well

Kate's a good cook. 凱特廚藝很好。
She's very good at geography. 她地理學得很好。
They have a good relationship. 他們關係很好。
She's very good with children. 她很會照顧孩子。
be no good also be not any/much good

B2 to be of low quality or not useful

Shoes are no good if they let in water. 鞋子如果透水的話,品質就不好。
Food aid isn't much good until the fighting stops. 在戰鬥停止之前,食物援助是沒有太大用處的。
get off to a good start

to begin an activity successfully

I didn't get off to a very good start this morning - I'd been at work five minutes and my computer stopped working! 我今天上午剛一開始工作就不順——才工作了五分鐘,電腦就死(當)機了!

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good adjective (KIND)

A1 kind or helpful

a good friend 一個好朋友
It's good of you to offer to help. 你主動提供幫助,真是太好了。
He's very good to his mother. 他對他媽媽很孝順體貼。
be so good as to also be good enough to formal

used to make a polite request

Be so good as to close the door when you leave. 你離開時,請關門。
do (sb) a good turn old-fashioned

to do something kind that helps someone else


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good adjective (MORALLY RIGHT)

B1 morally right or based on religious principles

She led a good life. 她一生虔誠向善。
Try to set a good example to the children. 要努力給孩子們做個好榜樣。

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good adjective (POSITIVE)

A1 having a positive or useful effect, especially on the health

Make sure you eat plenty of good fresh food. 一定要吃大量有益健康的新鮮食物。
Too much sugar in your diet isn't good for you. 飲食中含糖量過高,對你的身體沒有好處。
It's good for old people to stay active if they can. 盡量保持身心活躍對老年人是有益的。

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good adjective (BEHAVIOUR)

A2 A good child or animal behaves well.

If you're a good boy at the doctor's, I'll take you swimming afterwards. 看醫生的時候你要是聽話,看完病我就帶你去游泳。

able to be trusted

Her credit is good (= she can be trusted to pay her debts). 她從不拖帳,信譽很好。

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good adjective (SUITABLE)

A2 suitable, convenient, or satisfactory

When would be a good time to phone? 甚麼時候打電話合適呢?

good adjective (LARGE)

C1 [ before noun ] used to emphasize the large number, amount, or level of something

We've walked a good distance today. 今天我們走了好長的一段路。
There was a good-sized crowd at the airport waiting for the plane to land. 機場裡有很多人在等候飛機降落。
Not all of his movies have been successful - there were a good few (= several) failures in the early years. 他拍的電影並非都是成功的——剛岀道時他經歷了許多次失敗。
You'll need a good length of rope to secure this properly. 好好想一想這件事,明天給我答覆。
You have a good cry and you'll feel better after. 痛痛快快哭一場吧,哭過之後感覺就會好很多。
There's a good chance the operation will be successful. 手術成功的可能性很大。
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a good deal of

B2 much

The new law met with a good deal of opposition at the local level. 新法律在當地遭到強烈反對。
a good ... C2 also a good ...'s

more than

It's a good half hour's walk to the station from here. 從這兒步行到車站足足有半個多小時。
The police said a good 20 kilos of explosive were found during the raid. 員警說在突擊搜查行動中發現了至少20公斤的炸藥。
Driving through the deserted town we saw a good many (= a lot of) burned-out houses. 從被遺棄的城鎮中開車駛過時,我們看到很多燒毀的房屋。

good adjective (SATISFACTION)

A1 said when you are satisfied or pleased about something, or to show agreement with a decision

Oh good, he's arrived at last. 好,他總算來了。
Good, I'll tell her it's all arranged, then. 好,那我就跟她說,一切已安排妥當。


uk /ɡʊd/ us /ɡʊd/

good noun (THINGS)

goods [ plural ]

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B1 things for sale, or the things that you own

There is a 25 percent discount on all electrical goods until the end of the week. 週末前,所有電器商品全部七五折岀售。
The house insurance will not cover your personal goods. 這份房屋保險的承保範圍不包括你的私人動產。

UK things, but not people, that are transported by railway or road

a goods train 貨運列車

good noun (HELP)

B2 [ U ] something that is an advantage or help to a person or situation

Even a small donation can do a lot of good. 即使一小筆捐助也可以幫上大忙。
I'm telling you for your own good. 我告訴你這些都是為你好的。

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good noun (HEALTH)

[ U ] the state of being healthy or in a satisfactory condition

You should stop smoking for your own good (= for your health). 你應該為了自身健康而戒煙。
He goes running every day for the good of his health. 他每天都跑步健身。
Modernizing historic buildings can often do more harm than good. 對有歷史意義的建築物進行現代化改造常常是弊大於利。
The decision has been postponed for the good of all concerned. 考慮到所有相關人士的利益,這次集會被取消了。
do sb good

B2 to improve someone's health or life

You can't work all the time - it does you good to go out and enjoy yourself sometimes. 你不能經常工作——有時也要出去享樂一下,這對你有好處。
Take the medicine - it will do you (a power/world of) good (= improve your health a lot). 把藥吃了——這對你身體(大)有好處。

good noun (MORALLY RIGHT)

C2 [ U ] that which is morally right

There is an eternal struggle between good (= the force that produces morally right action) and evil. 善惡之爭永不停息。
Ambition can sometimes be a force for good. 雄心有時也可以成為行善的驅動力。
the good [ plural ]

all the people who are morally good


good noun (TIME)

for good

C1 for ever

She's gone and this time it's for good. 她走了,這一次是永不回頭了。

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