Translation of "s" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

s

noun also sec

written abbreviation for second noun

uk / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/

short form of is:

It's in the cupboard. 它在碗櫥裡。

short form of has:

She's gone home. 她已經回家了。

informal short form of does (only used in spoken questions)

(僅用於口語中的問句)
How's this thing work? 這玩意兒怎麽用?

short form of us (only used after "let")

(僅用於 let 後)
Let's go swimming this afternoon. 今天下午我們去游泳吧。
suffix uk / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ also -es

used to form the plural of nouns

用於構成名詞的複數
books
sandwiches 三明治
suffix uk / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/

used to show that the following thing belongs to the people or things named

(用來構成複數名詞的所有格)
the girls' books 女孩子們的書
employees' rights 員工們的權利
suffix uk / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/

used to show that the following thing belongs to the person or thing named

(用來構成所有格)…的
the cat's tail 貓的尾巴
Patricia's dress 派翠西亞的裙子
today's paper 今天的報紙
the children's shoes 孩子們的鞋

the house belonging to the stated person

…家
The boys are at Katy's. 男孩子們在艾利森家。

UK the shop belonging to the stated person

…的商店
I got it at the greengrocer's. 它是我從蔬果店裡買來的。

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