Translation of "split" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /splɪt/ us /splɪt/ present participle splitting, past tense and past participle split

split verb (DIVIDE)

B2 [ I or T ] to (cause to) divide into two or more parts, especially along a particular line

The prize was split between Susan and Kate. 這筆獎金被蘇珊和凱特平分了。
Split the aubergines in half and cover with breadcrumbs. 把茄子切成兩半,裹上麵包屑。
The teacher split the children (up) into three groups. 老師把孩子們分成三組。
informal I'll split (= share) this croissant with you. 我和你平分這個牛角麵包。
His trousers split when he tried to jump the fence. 他試圖翻過圍欄時褲子裂開了。
[ + obj + adj ] The woman had split her head open (= got a long, deep wound in her head) when she was thrown off the horse. 那個女人從馬上摔下來時,頭上裂了個很深的傷口。

C2 [ I ] to form cracks

The wooden floor had cracked and split in the heat. 木地板受熱裂開了。

C2 [ I or T ] If the people in an organization or group split, or if something splits them, they disagree and form smaller groups.

The childcare issue has split the employers' group. 兒童保育問題使僱主們産生了分歧。
The union executive has split down the middle (= divided into two equal-sized groups who disagree with each other) on what to do next. 工會執行委員會在下一步的動向問題上分裂成勢均力敵的兩派。
A group of extremists split (off) from the Labour Party to form a new "Workers Party". 一些極端主義者從工黨中分裂出來,成立了新的「工人共産主義黨」。
split the difference

If you split the difference, you agree on a number or amount that is exactly in the middle of the difference between two other numbers or amounts.


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split verb (TELL)

[ I ] UK old-fashioned informal to tell other people secret and damaging information about someone

They knew Josie wouldn't split on them to the teacher. 他們知道喬西不會向老師告發他們的。

split verb (LEAVE)

[ I ] old-fashioned informal to leave a place


Phrasal verb(s)

splitnoun [ C ]

uk /splɪt/ us /splɪt/

a long, thin hole in something where it has broken apart

Rain was getting in through a split in the plastic sheeting. 雨水從塑膠薄膜的一處裂縫滲了進來。

a situation in which a group of people is divided into smaller groups because they disagree about something

There is a widening split between senior managers and the rest of the workforce. 高層經理們和其他員工之間的分歧越來越大。
The tax issue has caused a split in/within the government. 稅收問題導致政府內部産生了分裂。
There was a 75/25 split in the voting. 在投票中各贏得70%、25%和5%的選票。
the splits [ plural ] UK US split

the action of sitting on the floor with your legs straight out and flat along the floor in opposite directions

Can you do the splits? 你會劈腿嗎?

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