Translation of "fine" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /faɪn/ us /faɪn/

fine adjective (SATISFACTORY)

A1 [ after verb ] good or good enough; healthy and well

I felt terrible last night but I feel fine this morning. 我昨晚感觉很不舒服,但今天早上就好了。
The apartments are very small, which is fine for one person. 这些公寓很小,一个人住正合适。
"Are you all right?" "Everything's just fine, thanks." “你没事吧?”“我没什么事,谢谢。”
"I'll come to your place at eight." "Fine. See you then." “我8点到你家来。”“好的,到时见。”

More examples

  • To all outward appearances everything was fine, but under the surface the marriage was very shaky.
  • "Don't you worry about a thing. Everything's going to be just fine," smiled Robin reassuringly.
  • My diet would be fine if only I didn't have this weakness for sweet things.
  • I don't understand how he can say that everything's fine when it's so obvious that it's not.
  • Stop fiddling about with your hair - it looks fine.

fine adjective (EXCELLENT)

B2 excellent or much better than average

purveyors of fine wines and gourmet food 美酒佳肴的承办者
The world's finest collection of Impressionist paintings is housed in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. 巴黎奥塞美术馆拥有世界上最棒的印象派画作馆藏。
This building is the finest example of its type. 这栋建筑是同类建筑中最杰出的代表。

More examples

  • The painting is regarded as an exceptionally fine portrait.
  • The museum has a fine collection of valuable glass.
  • Jones made sure of his place in the side with three fine goals.
  • Some of the finest examples of woodcarving in Europe can be found in medieval churches.
  • She has a liking for fine wines.

fine adjective (THIN)

C2 very thin or in very small pieces or drops

The baby's head was covered in fine blond hair. 婴儿满头的金色细发。
The eruption had covered the town with a fine layer of ash. 火山爆发给整个镇子覆盖了一层细细的火山灰。
Apply a fine line of highlighter along the middle of your top lip. 用唇线笔沿着上嘴唇的中线细细地画上一道。
She has inherited her mother's fine (= delicate and beautiful) features. 她继承了母亲清秀的面容。

fine adjective (EXACT)

C1 [ usually before noun ] very exact and delicate, or needing to be done, treated, or considered very carefully

I understood in general what she was talking about, but some of the finer details/points were beyond me. 我大致上理解她在说些什么,但是有一些具体的细节/问题没有弄明白。

fine adjective (SUNNY)

B1 mainly UK sunny and dry

The forecast said it would be fine and dry today. 天气预报说今天天气晴朗干燥。

fine adjective (BAD)

informal bad or not convenient

That's a fine (= very unpleasant) thing to say about your father after all he's done for you! 你的父亲为你做了这一切之后,你居然说出这种混账话来!
He picked a fine time to leave us. 在那个时候扔下我们走了,他可真是会挑时间。

finenoun [ C ]

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B1 an amount of money that has to be paid as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law

The maximum penalty for the offence is a $1,000 fine. 违者最高可罚1000美元。
If found guilty, he faces six months in jail and a heavy (= severe) fine. 如果被判有罪,等待他的将是6个月的监禁和巨额罚款。

More examples

  • I've just had to pay £10 for a parking fine.
  • He did not have to pay his speeding fine because he pleaded diplomatic immunity.
  • They're appealing to the High Court to reduce the prison sentence to a fine.
  • The judge said that the fine would serve as a warning to other motorists who drove without due care.
  • The librarian slapped a fine on him for returning the books late.

fineverb [ T ]

uk /faɪn/ us /faɪn/

B2 to charge someone an amount of money as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law

Drivers who exceed the speed limit can expect to be fined heavily. 超速驾车的司机会被罚以重金。
[ + two objects ] They fined him £100 for using threatening behaviour. 他因为有威胁恐吓行为而被罚100美元。

More examples

  • He was fined for defacing library books.
  • She was fined for speeding last month.
  • The council has begun to fine drivers who park in the bus lanes.
  • The judge decided to fine him rather than impose a prison sentence.
  • He was fined for impersonating a police officer.


uk /faɪn/ us /faɪn/

B2 in a satisfactory way

"Will a loan of $500 be sufficient?" "That will suit me fine." “借你500美元够吗?”“足够了。”
It was working fine yesterday. 它昨天还好好的。

More examples

  • Work is going fine.
  • The TV seems to be working fine now.
  • Part-time work suits me fine.
  • A three-bedroom house would suit us fine.
  • A three-day week would suit me fine.

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