Translation of "quote" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /kwəʊt/ us /kwoʊt/

quote verb (SAY)

C1 [ I or T ] to repeat the words that someone else has said or written

He's always quoting from the Bible. 他總是引用《聖經》上的話。
"If they're flexible, we're flexible", the official was quoted as saying. 援引那位官員的話說:「如果他們能變通,我們也能變通。」
She worked, to quote her daughter, "as if there were no tomorrow". 用她女兒的話來說,她工作起來「就像沒有明天似的」。
Can I quote you on that (= can I repeat to other people what you have just said)? 你講的那些話我可以告訴別人嗎?

C1 [ T ] If you quote a fact or example, you refer to it in order to add emphasis to what you are saying.

[ + two objects ] Quote me one organization that doesn't have some bad managers. 請給我舉出一個沒有不善管理的經理的機構來。

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quote verb (GIVE PRICE)

C2 [ T ] to give a price, especially one that will be charged for doing a piece of work

The architect has quoted £90,000 to build a patio. 擴建部分建築師開價90000英鎊。

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