Translation of "poach" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /pəʊtʃ/ us /poʊtʃ/

poach verb (COOK)

[ T ] to cook something such as a fish, or an egg with its shell removed, by putting it in gently boiling water or other liquid

We had poached eggs for breakfast. 我們早飯吃荷包蛋。
Do you like pears poached in red wine? 你喜歡吃紅葡萄酒煮的梨嗎?

poach verb (TAKE)

[ I or T ] to catch and kill animals without permission on someone else's land

The farmer claimed that he shot the men because they were poaching on his land. 農場主人聲稱他開槍射殺那些人是因為他們侵入他的地界偷獵。

[ T ] to take and use for yourself unfairly or dishonestly something, usually an idea, that belongs to someone else

Jeff always poaches my ideas, and then pretends that they're his own. 傑夫經常盜用我的想法,還假裝是他自己的。

[ T ] disapproving to persuade someone who works for someone else to come and work for you

They were furious when one of their best managers was poached by another company. 他們一個最好的經理被別的公司挖走了,他們很惱火。

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