Translation of "lump" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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lumpnoun [ C ]

uk /lʌmp/ us /lʌmp/

lump noun [ C ] (PIECE)

C2 a piece of a solid substance, usually with no particular shape

(通常指無固定形狀的)塊,團
a lump of coal 一塊煤
a sugar lump 糖塊
You don't want lumps in the sauce. 誰都不希望調料汁中出現結塊。

UK informal a separate large amount

(單獨的)大量
I'll be getting the insurance money in two lumps. 我將獲得的保險金有兩大部分。

More examples

  • My clay pot ended up as just a shapeless lump.
  • He had a lump on his head the size of an egg.
  • There were lumps of mud all over the carpet.
  • He ate an enormous lump of cheese.
  • My custard always has lumps in it.

lump noun [ C ] (IN THE BODY)

a hard swelling found in or on the body, especially because of illness or injury

(尤指因疾病或傷害而出現的)腫塊
She found a lump in her breast. 她在胸部發現了一個腫塊。

lump noun [ C ] (PERSON)

informal a heavy, awkward, stupid person

笨重的人,愚蠢的大塊頭
Come on, you great lump - get up from that sofa and do some work! 快起來,大笨豬,別看電視了,做點工作。

lumpverb

uk /lʌmp/ us /lʌmp/ informal
lump it

to accept a situation or decision although you do not like it

無奈地接受,不得不接受
The decision has been made, so if Tom doesn't like it, he can lump it. 已經決定了,所以即使湯姆不願意,他也只能接受了。

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