Translation of "train" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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train noun (VEHICLE)

A1 [ C ] a railway engine connected tocarriages for carrying people or to wheeled containers for carrying goods

a goods/freight/passenger train 一列貨運/客運列車
the train to/from Bristol 開往/發自布裡斯托爾的列車
a train journey/station 乘火車旅行/火車站
Did you come by train? 你是乘火車來的嗎?
She caught/took the train to Edinburgh. 她趕上了去愛丁堡的火車/她乘火車去愛丁堡。
Hurry up, or we'll miss (= arrive too late for) the train. 快點,不然我們就趕不上火車了。

train noun (SERIES)

train of thought/events

C2 a series of connected thoughts or events

What amazing train of thought led you from Napoleon to global warming? 是怎樣的思路使你從拿破崙想到全球變暖?
The book describes the train of events that led up to the assassination. 這本書描述了導致暗殺的一連串事件。

[ C ] a line of animals, people, or things moving along together

a wagon train 馬車隊
a mule/camel train 騾/駱駝隊

train noun (PART OF DRESS)

[ C ] the part of a long dress that spreads out onto the floor behind the person wearing it

an elaborate wedding dress with a long train 拖著長長的裙裾且手工精細的婚紗


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train verb (PREPARE)

B1 [ I or T ] to prepare someone or yourself for a job, activity, or sport, by learning skills and/or by mental or physical exercise

She trained as a pilot. 她接受過飛行訓練。
[ + to infinitive ] John trained to be an accountant. 米迦勒難道不是在接受律師執業訓練嗎?
[ + to infinitive ] I had to train myself to be more assertive at work. 我必須鍛煉自己,使自己在工作中更加自信。
She trained hard for the race, sometimes running as much as 60 miles a week. 她為參加賽跑比賽而刻苦訓練,有時一周能跑60英里。
humorous I'm trying to train my kids to pick up after themselves. 我正嘗試訓練我的男友偶爾做點家務。

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train verb (AIM)

[ T usually + adv/prep ] formal to aim or point a gun, camera, light, etc. at someone or something

With five guns suddenly trained on him, he was understandably nervous. 五把槍突然對準他,他緊張也不足為奇。

train verb (DIRECT GROWTH)

[ T ] to direct the growth of a plant in a particular direction by cutting it and tying it

The vines were trained over an arch, providing shade as well as fruit. 葡萄藤被修整得在拱門上方生長,不僅結出果實,還能遮陰。

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