Translation of "strong" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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strongadjective

uk /strɒŋ/ us /strɑːŋ/

strong adjective (NOT WEAK)

A2 powerful; having or using great force or control

強有力的,強勁的;強壯的;強烈的
She must be very strong to carry such a weight on her back. 她背著這麼重的東西,一定很強健。
It is surely the duty of the stronger members in a society to help those who are weak. 任何社會中,幫助弱者都是強者不可推卸的責任。
My grandmother had a strong influence/effect on my early childhood. 我祖母在我幼年對我影響很大。
Strong winds are forecast in the area for the next few days. 預計未來幾天這地區將有大風。
It's surprising what strong memories a photograph can produce. 一張相片可以引起如此深刻的記憶,實在令人驚訝。
Get Carl to lift it - he's as strong as an ox (= very strong). 讓卡爾來提起它吧-他像牛一樣壯。

B2 effective; of a good quality or level and likely to be successful

有效的;有望成功的
We will need strong policies if our economic problems are to be solved. 要解決我們的經濟問題,需要採取強有力的政策。
I can give you stronger pain-killing drugs if these aren't strong enough. 如果這些止痛藥藥效不夠,我可以給你一些藥效更強的。
Strong trading links exist between us and many South American countries. 我們已和許多南美洲國家建立穩固的貿易關係。

B2 skilled or good at doing something

精通的,擅長的;突出的
Without a doubt, she's the strongest candidate we've interviewed for the job. 毫無疑問,在我們所面試的這個職位的求職者中,她是能力最強的。
As a guitarist, he's strong on (= good at) technique but lacks feeling in some pieces. 作為一名吉他手,他的演奏技法很嫻熟,不過也許在演奏某些曲子時缺乏感情。

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  • He was swept out to sea by the strong current.
  • I'm not a strong swimmer so I prefer not to go out of my depth.
  • You'll need a strong abrasive for cleaning this sink.
  • The strong police presence only heightened the tension among the crowd.
  • A strong wind will favour the bigger boats.

strong adjective (DETERMINED)

B2 difficult to argue with; firm and determined

堅決的,堅定的,不動搖的
She has strong opinions about religion. 她有非常堅定的宗教主張。
He has a strong personality, but don't let him bully you. 他個性很強,但別讓他欺侮你。
Most of the group have strong views on the subject of divorce. 大部分小組成員對於離婚的看法非常固執。

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  • He's a strong advocate of state ownership of the railways.
  • She left home in the face of strong opposition from her parents.
  • Some people put their faith in strong leaders rather than sound policies.
  • What this state needs is really strong government.
  • I don't think that's a very strong argument.

strong adjective (NOTICEABLE)

B1 If a taste, smell, etc. is strong, it is very noticeable or powerful.

(味道、氣味等)濃的,重的,強烈的
A strong light was shining straight in my eyes. 一道強光直刺進我的眼裡。
There's a really strong smell of bleach in the corridor. 走廊裡有一股極為刺鼻的漂白粉味。
This coffee is too strong for me. 我不喜歡味道太濃的咖啡/茶。
The room was decorated in very strong colours. 房間裝飾的色調非常亮麗。
What a strong likeness there is between the brothers! 兄弟倆長得真像。

More examples

  • He's got a strong French accent.
  • There was a strong smell of burning.
  • The sun was so strong we had to pull down the blinds.
  • The stink of rotting seaweed was strong along the seashore.
  • How do you like your tea - strong or weak?

strong adjective (DIFFICULT TO BREAK)

B1 difficult to break, destroy, or make sick, or able to support a heavy weight or force

牢固的,強健的;結實的;堅固的
a strong box/chair 結實的盒子/椅子
The window is made from very strong glass - it won't shatter. 窗戶是用強化玻璃做的——不會碎。
It's a serious disease, but he's very strong - I think he'll pull through.
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More examples

  • Mind that box - the bottom isn't very strong.
  • He has a very strong constitution.
  • He has good strong digestion.
  • The bags we sell have very strong seams, so they will last for years.
  • These are good strong toys for tiny tots.

strong adjective (LIKELY)

C2 very likely to happen

可能性很大的,很有可能的
There's a strong possibility/likelihood of finding the child within the next few hours. 很有可能在隨後的幾個小時內找到孩子。
The treatment's chances of success are stronger if it is started as soon as the disease is diagnosed. 該病診斷確定之後如果馬上接受治療,治癒的可能會大很多。

strong adjective (IN NUMBER)

[ after noun ] having the stated number of people, members, etc.

多達…的,計有…的
The crowd had grown to be several hundred strong.
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strong adjective (CHEMISTRY)

specialized chemistry A strong acid, alkali, or chemical base produces many ions (= atoms with an electrical charge) when it is dissolved in water.

強的(描述一種酸、鹼或化學成分溶解於水中時,可由一個電荷產生多個離子)

strongadverb

uk /strɒŋ/ us /strɑːŋ/ informal
come on strong

UK to behave towards another person in a way that is too severe, or that shows a strong sexual interest that the other person does not want

露骨地調情,挑逗;言行過分,過於苛刻
I think you came on a bit strong - it wasn't her fault. 你當時有些太過分——她又不是故意那麼做。
He's always coming on strong to me - I wish he'd stop. 他老是挑逗我——我真希望他別這麼做。

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