shear verb (CUT) translation to Mandarin Chinese Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "shear" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

shear

verb (CUT) 剪切     /ʃɪər/ US  /ʃɪr/ (sheared, sheared or shorn)
[T] to cut the wool off a sheep 给(羊)剪(羊毛) The farmer taught her how to shear sheep. 那个农夫教了她如何剪羊毛。 Cutting and stabbingAnimal farming - general words
[T] to cut the hair on a person's head close to the skin, especially without care (尤指草率地)剃光(头发) He recalled the humiliation of having his hair shorn and exchanging his clothes for the prison uniform. 他记起了曾被剃光头、被迫换上囚服的耻辱。 Cutting and stabbingCare for the hair
be shorn of sth
to have something taken away from you 被剥夺,被夺去 The ex-President, although shorn of his official powers, still has influence. 前总统虽然被剥夺了权力,但是仍有影响力。 Taking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
shearing     /ˈʃɪə.rɪŋ/ US  /ˈʃɪr.ɪŋ/ noun [U]
sheep shearing 剪羊毛 Cutting and stabbingAnimal farming - general words
(Definition of shear verb (CUT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “shear” in simplified Chinese

European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
by ,
June 22, 2016
by Liz Walter On June 23rd, Britain will decide whether or not to remain part of the European Union (EU). I’m more than happy to bore friends with my own views on the subject, but the purpose of this post is simply to highlight the language of the debate. The precise question we will be answering

Read More 

Word of the Day

BFF

abbreviation for best friend forever, a way of referring to a person's best friend

Word of the Day

foodfie noun
foodfie noun
June 20, 2016
informal a photograph of the food that you are eating Foodfie on Instagram

Read More