Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “past”

See all translations

past

noun [S] (TIME BEFORE)
以前
 
 
/pɑːst/ US  /pæst/
the period before and until, but not including, the present time
過去
Evolution can explain the past, but it can never predict the future.
進化能解釋過去,但永遠無法預知未來。
In the past, this sort of work was all done by hand.
在過去,這種工作完全是人工完成的。
By winning the 1500 metres, he joins some of the great names of the past.
贏得1500公尺比賽的冠軍後,他已經能夠與昔日的一些偉大運動員並駕齊驅。
In the past
a past a part of someone's life in which they did unacceptable or dishonest things
(不光彩的)過去
He's a man with a past.
他有一段不光彩的過去。
Events and occurrencesAccidents and disasters
Translations of “past”
in Spanish pasado…
in French passé…
in German früher…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以前, 过去…
(Definition of past noun (TIME BEFORE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “past” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More