Translation of "tense" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (NERVOUS) 紧张的 uk us /tents/

nervous and worried and unable to relax

She was very tense as she waited for the interview. 在等待面试时她非常紧张。

If a situation is tense, it causes feelings of worry or nervousness

There were some tense moments in the second half of the game. 比赛的下半场有几次紧张的局面。
tensely uk us /ˈtent.sli/ adverb
tenseness uk us /ˈtent.snəs/ noun [ U ]

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