Translation of "train" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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trainnoun

uk /treɪn/ us /treɪn/

train noun (VEHICLE)

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

火車,列車
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

思路/一連串事件
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

(行進中的)行列,隊列
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

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

trainverb

uk /treɪn/ us /treɪn/

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

訓練,培訓;鍛煉
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。

More examples

  • We're trying to train our dog to sit.
  • Doctors are trained to recognize the symptoms of different diseases.
  • I had to take an aptitude test before I began training as a nurse.
  • How I wish I could train the children to leave their dirty shoes at the door!
  • We believe that he has been training an army and storing up arms.

train verb (AIM)

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

把(槍、相機、光等)對準,將…瞄準
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

(透過修剪、捆紮)使(植物)朝特定方向生長;修整
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)