Translation of "show" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ʃəʊ/ us /ʃoʊ/ showed, shown

show verb (MAKE SEEN)

A1 [ T ] to make it possible for something to be seen

[ + two objects ] Let me show you this new book I've just bought. 我一定要給你看看我剛買的這本新書。
On this map, urban areas are shown in grey. 在這張地圖上,城區用灰色表示。
You ought to show that rash to your doctor. 你應該讓醫生看看那些疹子。
[ + obj + question word ] Why won't you show me what's in your hand? 爲甚麽不讓我看你手裡的東西?
[ + obj + -ing verb ] The secretly filmed video shows the prince and princess kissing. 秘密拍攝的影帶中出現了王子和王妃接吻的畫面。
These photographs show the effects of the chemical on the trees. 這些照片顯示了這種化學品對樹木的影響。
He began to show signs of recovery. 他開始出現了好轉的跡象。
"This is a Victorian gold coin." "Is it? Show me (= allow me to see it)." 「我這裡有一枚維多利亞時代金幣。」 「真的嗎?讓我看看。」

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show verb (RECORD)

B1 [ T ] to record or express a number or measurement

The right-hand dial shows the temperature, and the left-hand one shows the air pressure. 右面的刻度顯示溫度,左面的刻度顯示氣壓。
The company showed a loss of $2 million last year. 該公司去年虧損了200萬英鎊。
The latest crime figures show a sharp rise in burglaries. 最新的犯罪資料表示,破門盜竊案急遽增加。

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show verb (EXPLAIN)

B1 [ T ] to explain something to someone, by doing it or by giving instructions or examples

[ + question word ] Can you show me how to set the DVD player? 你能教我如何設置錄影機嗎?
This dictionary contains many examples that show how words are actually used. 這本詞典包括許多說明單詞實際用法的例子。
Could you show me the way to the bus station? 你能告訴我去公車站怎麽走嗎?

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show verb (PROVE)

B2 [ T ] to prove something or make the truth or existence of something known

She has shown herself (to be) a highly competent manager. 她已經證明瞭自己是一個非常有能力的管理者。
His diaries show him to have been an extremely insecure person. 他的日記顯示他一直是一個極不自信的人。
[ + (that) ] The diaries show (that) he was very insecure. 日記顯示他曾經極度沒有自信。
Show me (that) I can trust you. 證明給我看,讓我可以相信你。
[ + question word ] Our research has shown (us) how little we know about this disease. 我們的研究顯示,我們對這種疾病知之甚少。

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show verb (EXPRESS)

B2 [ T ] to express ideas or feelings using actions or words

He finds it difficult to show affection. 他發現表達愛意很難。
She showed enormous courage when she rescued him from the fire. 她把他從火裡救出來時,表現出了極大的勇氣。
[ + two objects ] You should show your parents more respect/show more respect to your parents. 你應該對你的父母更尊重一些。

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show verb (NOTICEABLE)

C1 [ I ] to be easy to see or notice

"Oh no, I've spilled red wine on my jacket!" "Don't worry, it doesn't show." 「啊,糟了,我把葡萄酒灑到夾克上了!」「沒事,看不出來。」
Whatever she's thinking, she never lets it show. 不管她在想甚麽,她從不表現出來。
I've painted over the graffiti twice, but it still shows through. 我已把這些塗鴉粉刷過兩遍了,可是仍然看得出來。
The drug does not show up in blood tests because it is effective in very small quantities. 血液檢驗不會發現這些藥物,因爲只需極小的劑量它就能發揮作用。
When we moved in, the house hadn't been decorated for 20 years, and it showed. 我們搬進去時,那房子已有20年沒有裝修了,這看得出來。
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show your age

to look as old as you really are

Recently, he's really starting to show his age. 最近,他真的開始顯出老態了。

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show verb (PUBLIC EVENT)

[ T ] to make an artist's work available for the public to see

Our aim is to make it easier for young unknown artists to show their work. 我們的目的是方便不知名的年輕藝術家展出他們的作品。

[ I or T ] If a cinema or television station shows a film or programme, or if a film or programme is showing somewhere, you can see it there.

It's the first time this movie has been shown on television. 這是該電影首次在英國電視上播出。
Now showing at a cinema near you! 各大影院正在上映!

show verb (ARRIVE)

[ I ] mainly US to show up


show verb (LEAD)

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to take someone somewhere by going there with them

Could you show Dr Sanchez into the living room? 你能帶桑切斯博士去起居室嗎?
The waiter showed us to our table. 服務員帶我們到餐桌前。

show verb (FAIL TO HIDE)

[ T ] to fail to hide something, or to make it possible to see or know something that is not intended to be seen or known

Your shirt's so thin that it shows your bra. 你的襯衫太薄,裡面的胸罩都透出來了。
Light-coloured carpets show the dirt. 淺色地毯不耐髒。
[ + question word ] His failure in the exams shows (up) just how bad his teachers are. 他考試沒過關,這正好顯示他的老師們有多麽糟糕。


[ T + obj + question word ] to make someone understand something by directing their attention to it

Can you show me where it hurts? 你能指給我看哪裡痛嗎?
Show me which one you want. 指給我看你想要哪一個。


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A2 [ C ] a theatre performance or a television or radio programme that is entertaining rather than serious

a radio/television/stage show 電台節目/電視節目/舞臺演出
a quiz/game show 益智競賽/遊戲節目
Why don't we go to London on Saturday and see a show? 我們星期六爲甚麽不去倫敦看場演出呢?
We had to raise £60,000 to stage the show. 我們得籌措六萬英鎊來上演該劇。
We had a puppet show for Jamie's birthday party. 我們在傑米的生日派對上看了一場木偶戲。
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show noun (PUBLIC EVENT)

B2 [ C ] an event at which a group of related things are available for the public to look at

a fashion/flower show 時裝/花卉展
There were some amazing new cars at the motor show. 車展上展出了一些令人驚歎的新車型。
They put on a retrospective show of his work at the National Museum of American Art. 他們在美國國家藝術博物館爲他舉行了一次作品回顧展。
on show

C1 Something that is on show has been made available for the public to look at.

Her sculptures will be on show at the museum until the end of the month. 她的雕塑作品將會在博物館中展覽至月底。

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show noun (EXPRESSION)

[ C ] an action that makes other people know what your feelings, beliefs, or qualities are

In a show of solidarity, the management and workers have joined forces to campaign against the closure of the factory. 管理階層和工人們出人意料地團結一致,共同反對關閉工廠。
Over 100 military vehicles paraded through the capital in a show of strength. 100多輛軍車列隊駛過首都以展示實力。
a good, poor, etc. show

an activity or piece of work that appears to be done with great, little, etc. effort

She may not have won, but she certainly put up a good show. 儘管她沒有獲勝,但她的確表現不俗。


[ C ] an appearance of something that is not really sincere or real

Despite its public show of unity, the royal family had its share of disagreements just like any other. 儘管在大眾面前表現得很團結,實際上王室和其他家庭一樣也存在著分歧。
They put on a show of being interested, but I don't think they really were. 他們假裝很感興趣,但我認爲其實並非如此。
for show

Something that is for show has no practical value and is used only to improve the appearance of something else.

Do the lights on this phone have any useful function or are they just/only for show? 這台卡帶式答錄機上的燈是有甚麽實際用處呢,還是僅僅作爲裝飾?

show noun (ACTIVITY)

[ U ] informal an activity, business, or organization, considered in relation to who is managing it

Who will run the show when Meg retires? 梅格退休後誰來負責此事?
The wedding is their show - let them do it their way. 婚禮是他們的事——讓他們按自己的方式辦吧。

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