Translation of "indeed" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ɪnˈdiːd/ us /ɪnˈdiːd/

B1 really or certainly, often used to emphasize something

Indeed, it could be the worst environmental disaster in Europe this century. 這確實可能是本世紀西歐最嚴重的環境災難。
Evidence suggests that errors may indeed be occurring. 證據顯示可能確實出錯了。
We live in strange times indeed. 我們確實生活在不可思議的時代。
mainly UK Many people are very poor indeed. 許多人確實很窮。

used to express that something is correct

"Is this your dog?" "It is indeed."/"Indeed it is." 「這是你的狗嗎?」「當然是。」
Yes, I did indeed say that. 是的,我確實那樣說過。

C2 used to add some extra information that develops or supports something you have just said

For such creatures, speed is not important - indeed it is counterproductive. 對這些生物而言,速度並不重要,速度太高甚至會適得其反。
I am happy, indeed proud, to be associated with this project. 能參與這個專案計劃我很高興,甚至感到驕傲。

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uk /ɪnˈdiːd/ us /ɪnˈdiːd/

used to express surprise, anger, or lack of belief or interest

"She said she won't come back until Monday." "Won't she, indeed?" 「她說她星期一以前不會回來。」「哦,是嗎?」
"When will we get a pay rise?" "When indeed?" 「我們甚麼時候能獲加薪?」「是呀,甚麼時候加呢?」

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