Translation of "runaway" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈrʌn.ə.weɪ/

out of control or escaped from somewhere

A runaway bus/horse caused chaos on the streets. 一輛公共汽車失控了/一匹馬脫繮了,導致街道上一片混亂。
a runaway child sleeping on the streets 離家出走露宿街頭的小孩
figurative Her first novel's runaway (= surprisingly big) success came as a great surprise. 她的第一部小說大獲成功,真是大大出人意料。
runaway uk us noun [ C ]

someone who has escaped from somewhere

We're searching for a couple of runaways from the young offenders' institution. 我們正在搜尋幾個從少年犯管教所逃出來的孩子。

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