Translation of "repair" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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repairverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈpeər/ us /rɪˈper/

A2 to put something that is damaged, broken, or not working correctly, back into good condition or make it work again

修理;修補;修復;整修
to repair (the surface of) the road 修路(面)
to repair a roof after a storm 暴風雨後修理房頂
The garage said the car was so old it wasn't worth repairing. 修車廠的人說這輛車太舊,不值得修了。
I really must get my bike repaired this weekend. 這個週末我真得修修腳踏車了。

C2 If you repair something wrong or harmful that has been done, you do something to make it right.

補救;糾正;彌補
to repair a broken friendship 修復破裂的友情
Is it too late to repair the damage we have done to our planet? 現在採取措施挽回我們對地球所造成的破壞已為時太晚了嗎?

More examples

  • It'll cost almost as much to repair it as it would to buy a new one.
  • You should disconnect the power before attempting to repair electrical equipment.
  • Your shoes will be repaired and ready for you to collect on Thursday.
  • The drugs stimulate the damaged tissue into repairing itself.
  • The car was damaged to such an extent that it couldn't be repaired.

Phrasal verb(s)

repairnoun [ C or U ]

uk /rɪˈpeər/ us /rɪˈper/

B1 the act of fixing something that is broken or damaged

修理;修補;修繕
My car is in the garage for repairs. 我的車正放在修車廠裡維修。
The repairs to the roof will be expensive. 修理房頂將會花很多錢。
The mechanic pointed out the repair (= repaired place) on the front of my car. 修車工人給我指出車前部修過的地方。

More examples

  • I've had to dip into my savings to pay for the repairs.
  • There will be extensive repairs to the motorway.
  • Following the repairs to the roof, church funds are now seriously depleted.
  • The repairs to our car cost much more than we were expecting.
  • The plumber made rather a bad job of the repairs.

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