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mean

verb [T] (EXPRESS)
表達
 
 
/miːn/ (meant)
to express or represent something such as an idea, thought, or fact
意思是;意味著
What does this word mean?
這個詞是甚麼意思?
[+ that] These figures mean that almost 7% of the working population is unemployed.
這些數字意味著近7%的勞動人口處於失業狀態。
What do you mean by that remark?
你那句話是甚麼意思?
She's quite odd though. Do you know what I mean?
可是她有點怪。你明白我指甚麼嗎?
Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
used to add emphasis to what you are saying
(用於強調)是…的意思
I want you home by midnight. And I mean midnight.
我要你午夜前回家,記住是午夜。
Give it back now! I mean it.
現在就把它還了!我是說真的。
Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
(Definition of mean verb (EXPRESS) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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