Translation of "sugar" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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sugarnoun

uk /ˈʃʊɡ.ər/ us /ˈʃʊɡ.ɚ/

A1 [ C or U ] a sweet substance especially from the plants sugar cane and sugar beet, used to make food and drinks sweet

糖;(尤指)蔗糖
I don't take sugar in my coffee, thanks. 我的咖啡不加糖,謝謝。
Beat together the butter and brown sugar until light and creamy.
UK Tea with milk and two sugars (= spoonfuls or lumps of sugar), please.

[ C ] specialized chemistry any of several types of simple carbohydrate that dissolves in water

糖(總稱,指溶於水的碳水化合物)
Glucose and lactose are sugars. 葡萄糖和乳糖都是糖類。

[ as form of address ] mainly US a friendly way of talking to someone that you know

寶貝,親愛的
Hi, sugar, did you have a good day at school? 嗨,寶貝,你今天在學校過得好嗎?

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Idiom(s)

sugarexclamation

uk /ˈʃʊɡ.ər/ us /ˈʃʊɡ.ɚ/ UK

polite word for shit noun , used when something annoying happens

(代替 shit,用於表示懊惱)糟糕,哎呀
Oh sugar, I've just spilled coffee all down my jacket! 噢,真討厭,我把咖啡濺得外套上到處都是。

sugarverb [ T ]

uk /ˈʃʊɡ.ər/ us /ˈʃʊɡ.ɚ/

to put sugar in or on something

給…加糖
He sugared the rims of the martini glasses.
sugared donuts

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