Translation of "fancy" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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fancyverb

uk /ˈfæn.si/ us /ˈfæn.si/

fancy verb (LIKE)

B1 [ T ] UK to want to have or do something

想要;想做
Do you fancy a drink this evening? 你今晚想喝一杯嗎?
[ + -ing verb ] I didn't fancy swimming in that water. 我不想在那水裡游泳。

B2 [ T ] UK informal to be sexually attracted to someone

愛慕,喜歡
He could tell she fancied him. 他看得出她喜歡他。
fancy yourself UK disapproving

to think you are very attractive or important

自以為是;自命不凡
That Dave really fancies himself, doesn't he? 那個戴夫挺自命不凡的,是吧?

More examples

  • Do you fancy coming on a day trip to Bath next Saturday?
  • Do you fancy going out for a meal after work?
  • What shall we do foodwise - do you fancy going out to eat?
  • I thought he fancied me, but I'd completely misread the signals.
  • She knew he fancied her, but preferred to keep their relationship platonic.

fancy verb (IMAGINE)

[ I or T ] UK to imagine or think that something is so

想像;認為
He fancies himself as a bit of a singer. 他認為自己多少是個歌手。
[ + to infinitive ] Who do you fancy to win the Cup this year? 你認為今年誰會贏得杯賽?
[ + (that) ] literary I fancied (that) I saw something moving in the corner. 我想我看見角落裡有東西在動。
old-fashioned This isn't the first time this has happened, I fancy. 我想,這不是第一次發生這種事了。
fancy! C2 old-fashioned

an expression of surprise

(表示驚訝)真想不到!
Fancy seeing you here!
"They have eight children." "Fancy that (= how surprising)!" 「他們有八個孩子。」「真想不到啊!」

fancyadjective

uk /ˈfæn.si/ us /ˈfæn.si/

fancy adjective (DECORATIVE)

decorative or complicated

裝飾的;花哨的;複雜的
I wanted a simple black dress, nothing fancy. 我想要一件簡潔的黑色禮服,不要花哨的東西。
The decorations were a little too fancy for my tastes. 這種裝飾風格過於繁複,不合我的喜好。
fancy cakes 花式蛋糕

fancy adjective (EXPENSIVE)

informal expensive

昂貴的;豪華的
We stayed in a fancy hotel near the Champs-Élysées. 我們住在香榭麗舍大道附近一家豪華的飯店裡。
a fancy restaurant 豪華餐廳

fancynoun

uk /ˈfæn.si/ us /ˈfæn.si/

fancy noun (THING/PERSON YOU LIKE)

passing fancy

something that you like very much for a short period

一時的興趣(或愛好)
But for me, parachuting was no passing fancy. 但是對我來說,跳傘可不是一時的興趣。
take a fancy to sth/sb

to start liking something or someone very much

喜歡上,愛上
Laura's taken a fancy to Japanese food. 蘿拉喜歡上日本料理。
take/tickle your fancy informal US strike your fancy

If something takes/tickles your fancy, you like it and want to have or do it.

吸引(某人),中(某人的)意
I looked in a lot of clothes shops but nothing really tickled my fancy. 我逛了很多服裝店,但沒甚麼衣服讓我中意。
She has enough money to buy anything that strikes her fancy.

fancy noun (IMAGINATION)

[ U ] literary the imagination

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