Translation of "stop" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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stopverb

uk /stɒp/ us /stɑːp/ -pp-

stop verb (FINISH)

A1 [ I or T ] to finish doing something that you were doing

(使)停止;(使)停下;中斷
Once I start eating chocolate, I can't stop. 我一開始吃巧克力,就停不了嘴。
[ + -ing verb ] Stop shouting - you're giving me a headache! 別再叫了——你搞得我頭都痛了!
I couldn't stop laughing. 我忍不住笑個不停。
Stop it!/Stop that! 住手!

B1 [ I or T ] to not continue to operate

(使)停止工作,(使)停止運作
My watch must have stopped. 我的手錶一定是停了。
The air conditioner has stopped working. 空調不動了。

B1 [ I or T ] to not move any more or to make someone or something not move any more

(使)停止,(使)停下
Stop the car, I want to get out! 把車停下來,我要下去!
I heard him shout, "Stop, or I'll shoot!" 我聽到他大叫:「停下,否則我就開槍!」

A1 [ I + -ing verb ] to finish doing something that you do regularly or as a habit

戒除,停止(常做的事或習慣)
Apparently she's stopped drinking. 顯然,她戒酒了。
I stopped seeing him last year. 去年我和他分手了。

A2 [ I ] to pause for a short time while travelling or during an activity

中途暫停;逗留
Does this train stop at Finsbury Park? 這班列車會停靠芬斯伯裡公園嗎?
Why don't you just stop somewhere and ask for directions? 為甚麼你不找個地方停一下問問路呢?
[ + to infinitive ] I stopped to pick up a letter that I'd dropped. 我停下腳步,撿起我掉在地上的信。

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stop verb (PREVENT)

B1 [ T ] to prevent someone from doing something

阻止,阻攔
If she really wants to leave, I don't understand what's stopping her. 如果她真的想走,我不明白有甚麼事絆住了她。
[ + -ing verb ] They've put barriers up to stop people (from) getting through. 他們築起了路障,阻止人們通行。
Something must be done to stop the fighting. 必須做點甚麼來制止爭鬥。
stop a cheque UK US stop a check, stop payment on a check

to tell your bank not to deal with a cheque that you have written, so that the money is not paid from your bank account

通知銀行止付支票

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stop verb (STAY)

UK [ I ] to stay in a place

停留,逗留
Are you coming with me or are you stopping here? 你是和我一起走,還是留在這裡?
I can't stop - Marc is waiting for me outside. 我不能再留了——馬爾科姆在外面等著我呢。
Now that you're here, why don't you stop for some tea? 既然你已經來了,為甚麼不留下來喝杯茶呢?
I've been out every night this week, so I thought I'd stop in (= stay at home) tonight. 這個星期,我每個晚上都在外面,所以今晚想留在家裡。
We stopped up (= did not go to bed) until two o'clock last night watching the late film. 我們昨晚看晚場電影,一直熬到兩點才睡。

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stop verb (BLOCK)

[ T ] to block a hole

堵塞,塞住
We stopped (up) the gap with some rags. 我們用些破布塞住了裂口。

stopnoun [ C ]

uk /stɒp/ us /stɑːp/

B1 the act of stopping an activity or journey, or a period of time when you stop

停止,終止;逗留,停留;停留時間
Please remain in your seat until the plane comes to a complete stop. 在飛機停妥前請留在自己的座位上。
We'd have been here sooner, but we made several stops along the way. 我們本來可以早點到這裡的,但我們中途停了好幾次。
At the beginning of the project there were a lot of stops and starts. 專案計劃剛開始的時候,常常停停走走,時斷時續。
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A1 a place where vehicles, especially buses, stop in order to allow passengers to get off and on

(尤指公共汽車的)車站
a bus stop 公車站
I'm getting off at the next stop. 我下一站下車。
Is this our stop (= where we must get off)? 我們是這一站下嗎?

UK short form of full stop noun

句號
put a stop to sth

C1 to stop an unpleasant, unwanted activity or habit from continuing

制止;使停止
He used to smoke in bed when I first got to know him, but I soon put a stop to that! 我剛認識他的時候,他總是躺在床上抽煙,但我很快就讓他改掉了!

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