Translation of "every" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈev.ri/ us /ˈev.ri/

every determiner (ALL)

A1 used when referring to all the members of a group of three or more

The police want to interview every employee about the theft. 警方想就竊盜案件與每位員工面談。
The show will be broadcast every weekday morning between 9.00 and 10.00. 這個節目將在星期一至五每日早上九點到十點播出。
We're open every day except Sunday. 除了星期日, 我們每天都開門營業。
I've been out every night this week. 這個星期,每晚我都會出去。
Every time I go to London I get caught in a traffic jam. 每次我去倫敦都會遇到塞車。
Ten pence is donated to charity for every bottle sold. 每賣出一瓶就會有十便士捐給慈善機構。
These paintings may look like the real thing, but (each and) every one of them is a fake. 這些畫看上去好像真的,但實際上全部都是冒牌貨。
That salmon was very expensive so make sure you eat up every (single) bit. 那鮭魚很貴,一定要全部吃掉,一點也不能剩下。
every bit as

equally as

Opponents of the war are considered every bit as patriotic as supporters. 在人們心目中,這場戰爭的反對者和支持者都是一樣愛國的。
every last


We catch the majority of people, but hunting down every last tax evader is impossible. 我們掌握了絕大多數人的情況,但要將所有逃稅者都一一查出來是不可能的。
every which way US

in all directions

The game was hindered by a fierce wind that swept the ball every which way. 狂風猛烈,球被吹得四周亂掃,比賽無法正常進行。
in every way

in all ways

This movie is in every way a masterpiece of cinematography. 無論從哪方面來看,這齣電影都是一部傑作。
(your) every need

all the things that you need or want

There'll be an assistant there to see to your every need. 將有一位助手到場來照顧你的一切需求。

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every determiner (REPEATED)

A1 used to show that something is repeated regularly

Computers can perform millions of calculations every second. 計算機每秒鐘能進行數百萬次的運算。
Every four minutes a car is stolen in this city. 在這個城市,每四分鐘就有一架汽車遭竊。
Every day in the US 25 people are murdered with handguns. 在美國,每一天就有25人被手槍射殺。
Every few kilometres we passed a burned out jeep or truck at the side of the road. 我們每走幾公里,就可以在路邊看到一架被燒毀的吉普車或貨車。
The conference takes place every other/second year. 會議每隔一年/兩年召開一次。
every now and again/then

C1 sometimes but not often

Every now and again/then they'll have a beer together. 他們偶爾會聚在一起喝杯啤酒。
every so often

C2 sometimes but not often

Every so often I treat myself to a meal in an expensive restaurant. 偶爾我都會到高級餐廳慰勞一下自己。

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every determiner (GREATEST)

B2 the greatest possible or that can be imagined

I'd like to wish you every success in your new job/happiness in your new home. 我衷心祝福你在新的工作中取得最大成功/在新家日子過得幸福美滿。
She has every reason to be unhappy after losing her job and her home. 她失業了,家也沒有了,大有理由可以傷心。
You had every opportunity to make a complaint. 你當時完全有機會去投訴。
Every effort is being made to minimize civilian casualties. 正在盡最大努力把平民的傷亡降到最低程度。
She has every right to be proud of her tremendous achievements. 她完全有權利為自己驚人的成就感到自豪。

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