Translation of "friend" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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friendnoun [ C ]

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friend noun [ C ] (PERSON YOU LIKE)

A1 a person who you know well and who you like a lot, but who is usually not a member of your family

She's my best/oldest/closest friend - we've known each other since we were five. 她是我最要好/交情最久/最親密的朋友——我們五歲的時候就認識了。
He's a family friend/friend of the family. 他是全家人的朋友。
This restaurant was recommended to me by a friend of mine. 這間餐廳是我的一個朋友給我推薦的。
We've been friends for years. 我們已是多年的朋友了。
José and Pilar are (good) friends of ours. 何塞和皮拉爾是我們的(好)朋友。
We're (good) friends with José and Pilar. 我們和何塞、皮拉爾是(好)朋友。
She said that she and Peter were just (good) friends (= they were not having a sexual relationship). 她說自己和彼得只是(好)朋友而已。
I've made a lot of friends in this job. 我從事這份工作結交了很多朋友。
He finds it difficult to make friends. 他發現交朋友很難。
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someone who is not an enemy and who you can trust

You don't have to pretend any more - you're among friends now. 你不用再裝了——現在大家都是自己人。

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friend noun [ C ] (PERSON GIVING MONEY)

someone who gives money to an arts organization or charity in order to support it

The Friends of the Royal Academy raised £10,000 towards the cost of the exhibition. 皇家藝術學院之友爲此次展覽籌集了一萬英鎊。

Friendnoun [ C ]

uk /frend/ us /frend/

a Quaker


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