Translation of "time" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (OCCASION) 時候 uk us /taɪm/

[ C ] an occasion or period, or the experience connected with it

The last time we went to Paris, it rained every day. 上次我們去巴黎的時候,每天都下雨。
Every time/Each time I ask you to do something, you always say you're too busy. 每次我叫你做事,你都說太忙。
They go swimming three or four times a week. 他們每週去游泳三四次。
There are times when I wish I didn't live where I do. 有時我真希望我不是住在現在的地方。
The UK four-times/US four-time champion (= the person who had been the winner on four occasions in the past) was unexpectedly defeated in the second round of the competition. 這名曾四度奪冠的選手出人意料地在比賽的第二輪就被打敗了。
If I'd known at the time (= then) that she was his former wife, I'd never have said what I did. 我當時要是知道她是他前妻的話,我就不會那樣說了。
Sometimes I enjoy my English lessons, but at other times (= on other occasions) I find them really boring. 有時我很喜歡英語課,但有時也感覺很枯燥。
For the umpteenth/hundredth/thousandth time, (= I've told you on many occasions to) stop hitting your sister. 我無數次/上百次/上千次告訴過你,別再打你妹妹。
Did you have a bad/good time (= an unenjoyable/enjoyable experience) at the conference? 你在大會上感到不舒服/舒服嗎?
She had an easy/hard time of it (= a comfortable/uncomfortable experience) with the birth of her second baby. 她生第二個孩子時很順利/艱難。
at all times


When you're at the airport, you should make sure you have your luggage with you at all times. 在機場,要把行李一直帶在你身邊。
at (any) one time (also at a time, also at any given time)

at or during any particular point or moment in the day

Only a certain number of people are allowed in the building at any one time. 該建築任何時候都只允許一定數量的人員在內。
I'm sorry, but I'm too busy to help you now - I can only do one thing at a time. 對不起,我現在太忙了,不能幫你——我一次只能做一件事。
at times


You can be really annoying at times, you know. 要知道,你有時很令人惱火。
the times UK

on many occasions

The times I've told you, ask before you borrow my clothes. 我已經告訴你許多次了,在借用我的衣服之前要先問一聲。

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