Translation of "help" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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helpverb

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help verb (MAKE EASIER)

A1 [ I or T ] to make it possible or easier for someone to do something, by doing part of the work yourself or by providing advice, money, support, etc.

幫助,幫忙
How can I help you? 我如何才能幫你呢?
I wonder if you could help me - I'd like some information about flights to New Zealand. 不知你能否幫我個忙——我想知道一些飛往紐西蘭的相關航班資料。
My dad said he would help with the costs of (= give part of the cost of) buying a house. 我爸爸說他會資助我們買一棟房子。
[ + obj + (to) infinitive ] The $10,000 loan from the bank helped her (to) start her own business. 10 000 英鎊的銀行貸款幫助她創辦了自己的公司。
I feel that learning English will help (= improve) my chances of promotion at work. 我覺得學英語有助我在工作上獲得擢升。
Nothing can help her now (= her situation is too bad for anyone to be able to improve it). 現在沒人能幫得了她。
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B2 [ I or T ] If something helps a difficult or painful situation, it improves it or makes it easier or less painful.

(使)好轉;(使)緩解
The morphine didn't seem to help (the pain). 嗎啡似乎並不能緩解疼痛。

[ + (to) infinitive ] If something or someone helps to do something, that thing or person is one of several reasons for it happening.

助長;構成…的因素
The drought has helped (to) make this a disastrous year for Somalia. 亁旱使索馬利亞今年禍不單行。

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help verb (STOP YOURSELF)

can't/couldn't help

B1 If you can't/couldn't help something, such as acting in a particular way or making a particular remark, you are/were not able to control or stop it.

無法抑制,禁不住(做…)
It was awful, but I couldn't help laughing. 這真是糟糕,但我還是忍不住大笑起來。
"Stop giggling!" "I can't help it!" 「別再笑了!」「我忍不住呀!」
I can't help thinking (= my true feeling is that) she'd be better off without him. 我不禁認為,如果沒有他,她會過得更好。

help verb (GIVE/TAKE)

B1 [ T ] to give something to someone

給予;取得
Can I help you to some more soup? 要不要我給你再添點湯?

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helpnoun

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A2 [ U ] the act of helping another person

幫助,幫忙
Do you need any help with those boxes? 你需要人幫忙搬那些箱子嗎?
Her parents gave her some help with her bank loan (= paid some of it). 她父母幫她還了一部分銀行貸款。

B2 [ S ] something or someone that helps

幫上忙的東西;幫手
Having a satnav would be a help. 有一台文字處理機就能幫上忙了。
He was a great help (to me) while my husband was away. 我丈夫不在的時候,他幫了我很大的忙。

[ C ] UK old-fashioned someone who is employed to clean and do other small jobs

傭人;(通常指)女傭
a home help 家裡的女傭

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helpexclamation

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help!

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A2 shouted by a person who is asking for someone to come and save them from a dangerous situation

救命!

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