Translation of "sweet" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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sweet adjective (TASTE)

A1 (especially of food or drink) having a taste similar to that of sugar; not bitter or salty

The pineapple was sweet and juicy. 這個鳳梨甜而多汁。
I prefer salty snacks to sweet ones.

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sweet adjective (PLEASANT)

If an emotion or event is sweet, it is very pleasant and satisfying.

She was enjoying the sweet smell of success. 她沉浸在成功的喜悅中。

If a sound is sweet, it is pleasant and easy to like.

She has a sweet singing voice. 她的歌聲非常甜美。

A2 (especially of something or someone small) pleasant and attractive

(尤指小東西或小孩子) 迷人的,漂亮的,吸引人的
They live in a sweet little house. 他們住在一座漂亮的小房子裡。
What a sweet baby! 多可愛的小寶寶啊!

B1 kind and pleasant

I think Alex is really sweet. 我覺得亞歷克斯的為人真好。
It was sweet of you to help me. 您肯幫我真是太好了。


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A2 [ C ] UK US candy a small piece of sweet food, made of sugar

She bought a packet of sweets to suck on the way. 她買了一包糖果在路上吃。

[ C ] US any food with a lot of sugar in it

No cake, thanks. I'm trying to avoid sweets.

[ C or U ] UK sweet food eaten at the end of a meal

There was only one sweet on the menu - chocolate cake with cream. 菜單上只有一種甜點——巧克力鮮奶油蛋糕。

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