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rest

verb (STOP)
停止
 
 
/rest/
[I or T] to (cause someone or something to) stop doing a particular activity or stop being active for a period of time in order to relax and get back your strength
(使)暫停,(使)停止;(使)休息
The doctor told him that he should rest for a few days.
醫生告訴他應該休息幾天。
He looked away from the computer screen to rest his eyes.
他把視線從電腦螢幕上移開,讓眼睛休息一下。
She promised that she would not rest (= would not stop looking) until the murderer of her son was caught and imprisoned.
她發誓殺害她兒子的兇手不被捕入獄,她就不會善罷甘休。
→  See also rest up Passive and not working
be resting informal to be an actor who does not have any work
(演員)沒有接到戲而呆在家裡
Over 90% of professional actors are resting at any given time.
任何時候都有超過90%的職業演員無戲可演。
Employment status and types of workActing, rehearsing and performing
I rest my case. ( also My case rests.) legal said by lawyers in a law court when they have finished the explanation of their case
(律師出庭用語)陳述完畢。
Lawyers and legal officials
(Definition of rest verb (STOP) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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