Translation of "meet" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /miːt/ us /miːt/ met, met

meet verb (FOR THE FIRST TIME)

A1 [ T or I ] to see and talk to someone for the first time

They met at work. 他們是在工作時認識的。
I met her in Hawaii. 我在夏威夷認識了她。
Would you like to meet my sister? 你願意認識一下我姐姐嗎?
Come and meet (= be introduced to) my friend Laura. 來,認識一下我的朋友蘿拉。

More examples

  • I'd like you to meet Ann Gregory, my deputy.
  • I'm dreading having to meet his parents.
  • It's important to create a good impression when you meet a new client.
  • It's not always easy to meet members of the opposite sex.
  • We went backstage after the show to meet the actors.

meet verb (COME TOGETHER)

A1 [ I or T ] to come together with someone intentionally

Lorraine and I meet for lunch once a month. 我和洛倫每月見面一次吃午餐。
We agreed to meet on Tuesday to discuss the project. 我們約定星期二見面討論這個專案計劃。
The children's club meets every Thursday afternoon. 兒童俱樂部每逢星期四下午舉行聚會。
They're meeting with their advisers to draw up a new plan. 他們正與顧問會面,以制定一項新計劃。
The president met the UK prime minister in London yesterday.

A1 [ T or I ] to come together with someone without intending to

It's always awkward when you meet someone you know but you can't remember their name. 遇到你認識的人但卻記不起他們的名字,總會讓人很尷尬。
Guess who I met in town today. 猜猜今天我在城裡遇到了誰。
We met our old neighbours at an auction last Saturday. 我們在上週六的拍賣會上遇到了老鄰居。

More examples

  • I'll meet you at the check-in desk.
  • She's gone to meet Blake at the station.
  • I'm meeting a group of friends for dinner tonight.
  • The lovers met at a secret rendezvous in the park.
  • We met on several occasions to discuss the issue.

meet verb (SATISFY)

C1 [ T ] to fulfil, satisfy, or achieve

The workers' demands for higher pay were not met by the management. 管理層沒有滿足工人提高工資的要求。
We haven't yet been able to find a house that meets our needs/requirements. 我們還沒能找到符合我們需要/要求的房子。
They will only agree to sign the contract if certain conditions are met. 只有某些條件得到滿足,他們才會同意簽署合同。
Do you think we will be able to meet our deadline/target? 你認為我們能如期完成/達到目標嗎?

[ T ] to pay

The company has agreed to meet all our expenses. 公司已同意支付我們所有的開支。

More examples

  • This type of computer is too slow and inflexible to meet many business needs.
  • Can the sales force meet its financial objectives?
  • They threatened to blow up the plane if their demands were not met.
  • They agreed to raise the trade embargo if three conditions were met.
  • His latest book met all my expectations.

meet verb (PLACE)

B1 [ T ] to wait at a place for someone or something to arrive

Will you meet me at the airport (= be there when the aircraft arrives)? 你到機場接我好嗎?

More examples

  • A representative from the tour company will meet you at the check-in.
  • You go on ahead of me, and I'll meet you there.
  • It's very kind of you to come all the way to meet me.
  • I'll meet you by the down escalator on the second floor.
  • She's gone to meet Brian at the station.

meet verb (TOUCH)

[ I or T ] to touch or join something

There's a large crack where the ceiling meets the wall. 天花板與牆壁相連的地方有個大裂縫。
The curtains don't quite meet. 窗簾拉不太攏。
The horizon is the line where the sky meets the earth. 在小巷與大路匯合處向左轉。

meet verb (EXPERIENCE)

[ T ] to experience something

I've never met that kind of problem/system before. 我以前從沒遇過那種問題/制度。
He met his death (= he died) in the icy waters of the South Atlantic. 他死於南大西洋冰冷的水域中。

meetnoun [ C ]

uk /miːt/ us /miːt/

US a sports event

a track/swim meet 田徑運動會/游泳比賽
the first meet of the season 本賽季的第一場比賽

UK an occasion when people go fox hunting


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