Translation of "slap" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /slæp/ us /slæp/

slap noun (HIT)

C2 [ C ] a quick hit with the flat part of the hand or other flat object

She gave her son a slap for behaving badly. 她因兒子不聽話給了他一巴掌。
a slap in the face C2 informal

an action that insults or upsets someone

It was a real slap in the face for him when she refused to go out to dinner with him. 她拒絕和他一起出去吃晚飯,這對他真是一種侮辱。
a slap on the back

the action of hitting someone in a friendly way on the back in order to show praise for something they have done

He won - give him a slap on the back. 他贏了——應該好好祝賀他一下。
a slap on the wrist informal

a gentle warning or punishment

The police officer gave Minna a slap on the wrist for not wearing her seat belt. 法官因爲明娜沒有繫安全帶而對她稍稍懲戒了一下。

slap noun (FOR FACE)

[ U ] UK informal →  make-up

I'm just going to put a bit of slap on. 我正要去補補妝。



uk /slæp/ us /slæp/ UK also slap bang informal

directly or right

The football player kicked the ball slap into the middle of the net. 那名球員將足球不偏不倚地踢入了球網中央。

slapverb [ T ]

uk /slæp/ us /slæp/ -pp-

B2 to hit someone or something with the flat part of the hand or other flat object

She slapped his face. 她給了他一記耳光。
She slapped him across the face. 她抽了他一記耳光。
His friends slapped him on the back when he said he was getting married (= hit him lightly on the back in a friendly way to express pleasure at what he had done). 他說自己要結婚時,他的朋友都向他表示祝賀。
When her ideas were rejected, she slapped her report (down) on the table and stormed out of the meeting. 她的想法被否決後,她把報告摔在桌子上,氣衝衝地退出了會議。

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