Translation of "seek" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

seek

verb uk /siːk/ us /siːk/ sought, sought formal
SEARCH 搜尋

B2 [ T ] to try to find or get something, especially something that is not a physical object

尋找;尋求(尤指非物質的東西)
"Are you actively seeking jobs?" she asked. 「你在積極找工作嗎?」她問。
Hundreds of dissidents are seeking refuge/asylum in the US embassy. 數百異議分子到美國大使館尋求庇護。

B2 [ T ] to ask for advice, help, approval, permission, etc.

請求;要求
Legal advice should be sought before you take any further action. 在採取下一步行動之前,你應該諮詢一下律師。
TRY 試圖

C2 [ I + to infinitive ] to try or attempt

試圖;設法
They sought to reassure the public. 他們試圖消除大眾的憂慮。
-seeking suffix uk / -siː.kɪŋ/ us / -siː.kɪŋ/

A lot of bad behaviour is attention-seeking on the part of mixed-up kids. 迷失孩子很多的不良行爲都是爲了尋求關注。

Phrasal verb(s)

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