Translation of "ground" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] (AREA OF KNOWLEDGE) 知識領域 uk us /ɡraʊnd/

an area of knowledge or experience; a subject

When the conversation turns to politics he's on familiar ground (= he knows a lot about this subject). 當談話轉向政治時,他便如魚得水。
Once we'd found some common ground (= things we both knew about) we got on very well together. 在找到一些共同語言之後,我們開始相處融洽了。
The lectures covered a lot of ground (= included information on many different subjects). 這些演講涵蓋了眾多學科的內容。
I enjoyed her first novel, but I felt in the second she was going over the same ground (= dealing with the same area of experience). 我很喜歡她的第一部小說,但是我覺得她的第二部小說涉及的是同樣的題材。

(Translation of “ground noun (AREA OF KNOWLEDGE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)