Translation of "death" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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deathnoun [ C or U ]

uk /deθ/ us /deθ/

B1 the end of life

The disease causes thousands of deaths a year. 這種疾病每年導致數千人死亡。
Do you believe in life after death? 你相信死後還有來世嗎?
He never got over the death of his daughter. 他一直沒有從女兒去世的陰影中走出來。
death threats 死亡威脅
bored, frightened, etc. to death

B2 extremely bored, frightened, etc.

to death

C2 until you die

The animals burned to death in the barn. 那些牲口在牲口棚裡被活活燒死了。
He choked to death on a fish bone. 他被一根魚骨骾死了。
The traitor was put to death (= killed as a punishment). 叛徒被處死了。
the death of sb/sth

the cause of the end of life, or the end or destruction of something

The failure of the family business was the death of him. 家族企業的落敗把他送上了末路。
That child will be the death of me (= is always doing something which upsets me)! 這孩子非把我煩死不可!

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