Translation of "roll" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb (TURN OVER) 翻轉 uk us /rəʊl/ US  /roʊl/

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to (cause something to) turn over onto itself to form a cylinder or a sphere

He rolled the clay into a ball in his hands. 他把黏土用手搓成一個球。
As I got closer, the hedgehog rolled itself (up) into a ball. 我靠近時,刺蝟縮成了一個球。

[ T ] to make a cigarette by wrapping a piece of paper around some tobacco


[ I or T, + adv/prep ] to fold over a piece of clothing or material to make it shorter

We rolled back the carpet to see the floorboards. 我們把地毯捲了起來查看地板。

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