Translation of "scrub" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

scrub

verb uk /skrʌb/ us /skrʌb/ -bb-
CLEAN 清理

[ I or T ] to rub something hard in order to clean it, especially using a stiff brush, soap, and water

(尤指用硬刷、肥皂和水)擦洗,刷洗
She scrubbed (at) the mark on the wall for a long time, but it wouldn't come off. 她花了很長時間擦洗牆上的印跡,但仍然沒有擦掉。
[ + obj + adj ] He scrubbed the old saucepan clean, and it looked as good as new. 他把舊的平底鍋擦得很乾淨,看起來像新的一樣。
STOP 停止

[ T ] US also scratch informal to decide not to do something you had planned to do

取消(原計劃)
We had to scrub our plans when I lost my job. 我失業了,我們不得不取消計劃。
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Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /skrʌb/ us /skrʌb/
PLANTS 植物

[ U ] (an area of land covered with) short trees and bushes, growing on dry ground of low quality

灌木叢(地帶)
CLEAN 清理

[ S ] UK the act of rubbing something hard in order to clean it, especially using a stiff brush, soap, and water

(尤指用硬刷、肥皂和水)擦洗,刷洗
Kids, give your hands a good scrub and come and get your dinner! 孩子們,把手洗乾淨,然後來吃飯!

[ C ] a substance that you use to clean your skin and make it softer, especially one that is slightly rough and will remove old skin:

CLOTHES
scrubs

[ plural ] mainly US loose clothes worn by doctors and nurses in a hospital:

I saw a photo of her in doctor's scrubs.
scrubby adjective uk /ˈskrʌb.i/ us /ˈskrʌb.i/

covered with short trees and bushes

灌木叢生的
scrubby vegetation 矮小的植被

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