change verb (BECOME DIFFERENT)
That was 20 years ago and things have changed since then. 20年过去了，情况已经变了。
Nothing changes, does it - I've been away two years and the office still looks exactly the same. 什么也没有改变，不是吗——我走了两年，办公室看起来仍然是老样子。
I'm going to change my hairstyle. 我打算改变一下发型。
change your mind
change for the better
change your ways
change verb (TRANSPORT)
Change at Peterborough for York. 在彼得伯勒换车去约克。
- This train will terminate at the next stop - passengers who wish to continue should change trains.
- You should stay on the train until Manchester and then change.
- The only thing I'm worried about is changing trains at Kings Cross.
- You'll have to change buses when you get into Victoria, but your next bus doesn't leave for half an hour.
- It's an awkward trip - you have to change several times.
change verb (MONEY)
Could you change a £5 note for me? 你能为我换开一张5英镑的纸币吗？
change verb (CLOTHES/BEDS)
Give me five minutes to change out of (= remove) my work clothes and I'll come out with you. 给我5分钟换下工作服就跟你出去。
- You are going to change, aren't you? You can't go in those tatty old jeans.
- When did you last change the linen on the children's beds?
- I hadn't even changed when our first guests arrived, so Jeff had to cope on his own.
- I usually insist that he changes out of his work clothes before dinner.
- Can you make sure your brother doesn't walk in when I'm changing?
change verb (WIND/SEA)
change verb (SPEED)
change noun (BECOMING DIFFERENT)
We need a change of government. 我们需要换个政府。
a change in lifestyle 生活方式的改变
They've made a lot of changes to the house. 他们已对房子作了很多变动。
change of scene
change noun (MONEY)
She gave me €5 in change. 她给了我5英镑的硬币。
Do you have change for a 20-dollar bill? 你能换开20元的钞票吗？