Translation of "person" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (HUMAN) uk us /ˈpɜː.sən/ US  /ˈpɝː-/ (plural people or formal OR LAW persons)

a man, woman or child

Who was the first person to swim the English Channel? 游過英吉利海峽的第一人是誰?
A meal at the restaurant costs about $70 for two people. 在這個餐廳裡兩個人吃飯的費用大約為70美元。
legal Four persons have been charged with the murder. 四人被控犯有謀殺罪。

used when describing someone and their particular type of character

She's an extremely kind person. 她是個非常和藹的人。
He's nice enough as a person, but he's not the right man for this job. 他是個很好的人,但不適合做這份工作。
informal I don't think of him as a book person (= a person who likes books). 我認為他不是個喜歡看書的人。
in person

If you do something or go somewhere in person, you do it or go there yourself

If you can't be there in person, the next best thing is watching it on TV. 如果你不能親自到場的話,在電視上觀看就是退而求其次的選擇了。

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