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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “allow”

allow

verb (GIVE PERMISSION)
允許
    /əˈlaʊ/
[T] to make it possible for someone to do something, or to not prevent something from happening; give permission
使有可能;允許,准許;容許
[+ to infinitive] Do you think Dad will allow you to go to Jamie's party?
你認為爸爸會允許你去參加傑米的聚會嗎?
You're not allowed to talk during the exam.
考試期間不許交談。
Her proposals would allow (= make it possible for) more people to stay in full-time education.
她的提議會使更多的人能夠繼續接受全日制教育。
The loophole has allowed hundreds of drink-drivers to avoid prosecution.
這個法律漏洞讓數以百計的酒後駕車者鑽了空子,逃避了起訴。
The government has refused to allow foreign journalists into the area for several weeks.
該政府禁止外國記者進入這個地區已經有好幾周了。
Prisoners have been moved to allow the demolition of part of the prison.
犯人已經轉移走了,以便拆除監獄的一部分。
Pets aren't allowed in this hotel.
這個旅館不准許將寵物帶入。
[+ -ing verb] Smoking is not allowed in this restaurant.
這家餐廳內不許抽煙。
[+ two objects] He didn't allow us enough time to finish the test.
他沒有給我們足夠的時間完成測驗。
Red Cross officials were allowed access to the prison for the first time a few days ago.
幾天前,紅十字會的官員首次獲准進入該監獄。
UK The referee decided to allow (= officially accept) the goal.
裁判判定該進球有效。
At the weekend I allow myself (= I give myself the special pleasure of having) a box of chocolates.
每逢週末我給自己開戒,吃一盒巧克力。
How much time do you allow yourself (= make available to yourself) to get ready in the morning?
早晨你給自己留出多少時間來準備?
Allowing and permitting
allow me old-fashioned a polite expression used when offering to help in some way
讓我來幫你
You can't carry all those bags yourself - please, allow me.
那些袋子你自己拿不了——我來幫你吧。
Polite expressions
(Definition of allow verb (GIVE PERMISSION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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