Translation of "passing" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

passing

noun uk /ˈpɑː.sɪŋ/ us /ˈpæs.ɪŋ/
CONVERSATION 談話
in passing

If something is said in passing, it is said while talking about something else and is not the main subject of a conversation.

順便,附帶地
When asked if he had told the police about the incident, Mr Banks said he had mentioned it in passing to a detective. 被問及是否已將此事告知警方時,班克斯先生說他曾向一位偵探順便提過。
TIME 時間
the passing of time/the years

the process of time passing

(時間的)流逝,過去
My parents seem to have mellowed with the passing of the years. 隨著歲月的流逝,我父母似乎變得心平氣和了。

[ S ] the death or end of someone or something

逝世,去世;流逝,消失
Ten years after her death, the public still mourns her passing. 她死去十年後,人們仍在為她的去世感到悲痛。
the passing of the old year 舊的一年的流逝
adjective [ before noun ] uk /ˈpɑː.sɪŋ/ us /ˈpæs.ɪŋ/
GOING PAST 路過的

moving past

路過的,經過的
A passing motorist stopped and gave her a lift to the nearby town. 一名路過的汽車司機停下來,把她送到了附近的鎮上。
TIME 時間的

lasting only for a short time and not important or complete

短暫的,一時的
I gave the restaurant a passing glance as I walked by, but I didn't notice who was in there.
The matter is only of passing scientific interest. 這東西的科學意義只是暫時的。

used to refer to a period of time that is going past

過去的,逝去的
The situation seems to become more hopeless with each/every passing day. 日子一天天過去,局勢似乎越來越無可救藥了。

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