Translation of "soap" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /səʊp/ US  /soʊp/

[ C or U ] a substance used for washing the body which is usually hard, often has a pleasant smell, and produces a mass of bubbles when rubbed with water, or a piece of this

a bar of soap 一塊肥皂
liquid soap 液體肥皂
soap and water 肥皂和水
a soap dish/dispenser 肥皂盤/給皂器
soap bubbles 肥皂泡
She bought me a box of prettily coloured soaps. 她買了一箱顔色漂亮的肥皂給我。

[ C ] informal a soap opera

連續劇,肥皂劇(肥皂劇 Soap 指那些低成本製作的電視或廣播節目,講述某一組特定角色的生活和問題,在午間或下午給家庭主婦看,主流美劇播出時間都是晚上8點到10點;很多節目的連續劇甚至可以播放幾十年)

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