Translation of "thing" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (OBJECT) 物品 uk us /θɪŋ/

[ C ] used to refer in an approximate way to an object or to avoid naming it

What's that thing over there? 那邊的是甚麼東西?
There are some nice things in the shops this summer. 今年夏天商店裡有些好東西。
I don't eat sweet things (= sweet food). 我不吃甜食。
How does this damn thing work? 這鬼東西怎麼用?
things [ plural ]

your possessions or a particular set of your possessions

All their things were destroyed in the fire. 他們的所有東西都被大火燒掉了。
Bring your swimming things if the weather's nice. 如果天氣好,帶上你的游泳用品。

a particular set of objects

Let me help you clear away the tea things (= cups, plates, etc. that are used for having tea). 我來幫你收拾茶具。

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