Translation of "roll" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb (MOVE) 移動 uk us /rəʊl/ US  /roʊl/

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to (cause to) move somewhere by turning over and over or from side to side

The vase rolled off the edge of the table and smashed. 花瓶從桌邊滾落下來摔得粉碎。
The dog rolled over onto its back. 那隻狗翻了個身四爪朝天躺著。
I rolled the wheel along the side of the road back to the car. 我沿路邊把車輪滾回到汽車旁。

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to move somewhere easily and without sudden movements

A tear rolled down his cheek. 一滴淚水順著他的臉頰滾下。
A wave of cigarette smoke rolled towards me. 有人在抽煙,一團煙霧向我這邊飄來。
The piano's on wheels, so we can roll it into the room. 鋼琴裝有輪子,所以我們可以把它推進屋裡來。

[ I ] If an aircraft or a ship rolls, it leans to one side and then to the other because of the wind or waves.


[ I ] If a machine is rolling, it is operating

Just as the television cameras started rolling, it began to pour down with rain. 正當電視攝像機啓動拍攝時,突然下起了瓢潑大雨。

[ T ] If you roll your eyes, you move them so that you are looking up, to show that you consider someone or something stupid or silly

When he suggested they should buy a new car, she rolled her eyes in disbelief. 他建議說他們應該買輛新車,聽到這個,她翻了翻白眼,一副不相信自己耳朵的樣子。

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