Translation of "love" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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loveverb [ T ]

uk /lʌv/ us /lʌv/

love verb [ T ] (LIKE SOMEONE)

A1 to like another adult very much and be romantically and sexually attracted to them, or to have strong feelings of liking a friend or person in your family

I love you. 我愛你。
Last night he told me he loved me. 昨晚他告訴我說他愛我。
I've only ever loved one man. 我只愛過一個男人。
I'm sure he loves his kids. 我確信他愛他的孩子們。

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love verb [ T ] (LIKE SOMETHING)

A1 to like something very much

She loves animals. 她喜歡動物。
I absolutely love chocolate. 我特別愛吃巧克力。
He really loves his job. 他非常喜歡自己的工作。
[ + -ing verb ] I love skiing. 我喜歡滑雪。
Love it or hate it, reality TV is here to stay. 你喜歡也好,討厭也罷,真人秀電視節目已成了一種氣候。
would love

A2 used, often in requests, to say that you would very much like something

I'd love a cup of coffee if you're making one. 如果你在泡咖啡,我也想要一杯。
[ + to infinitive ] She would dearly love to start her own business. 她非常想開一家屬於自己的公司。
UK I'd love you to come to dinner next week. 哪天我想請你來吃晚飯。
US I'd love for you to come to dinner next week. 我想請你今晚來吃晚飯。

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uk /lʌv/ us /lʌv/

love noun (LIKING SOMEONE)

B1 [ U ] the feeling of liking another adult very much and being romantically and sexually attracted to them, or strong feelings of liking a friend or person in your family

"I've been seeing him over a year now." "Is it love?" 「我和他交往一年多了。」「是戀愛嗎?」
Children need to be shown lots of love. 對待孩子們需要表現出極大的關愛。
"I'm seeing Laura next week." "Oh, please give her my love" (= tell her I am thinking about her with affection). 「下星期我要去看勞拉。」「喔,請代我向她問好。」
Maggie asked me to send her love to you and the kids (= tell you that she is thinking about you with affection).
informal How's your love life (= your romantic and/or sexual relationships) these days? 這些天你的感情生活怎麽樣?

B1 [ C ] a person that you love and feel attracted to

He was the love of my life. 他是我一生的摯愛。
She was my first love. 她是我的初戀情人。

[ as form of address ] UK informal used as a friendly form of address

You look tired, love. 你看起來很累,親愛的。
That'll be four pounds exactly, love. 正好四英鎊,親愛的。

A2 [ U ] informal also love from, all my love used before your name at the end of letters, cards, etc. to friends or family

See you at Christmas. Love, Kate. 聖誕節見,愛你的凱特。
be in love

B1 to love someone in a romantic and sexual way

I'm in love for the first time and it's wonderful. 我是第一次談戀愛,感覺非常奇妙。
They're still madly in love (with each other). 他們依然瘋狂地愛著對方。
fall in love (with sb)

B1 to start to love someone romantically and sexually

I was 20 when I first fell in love. 我20歲的時候第一次談戀愛。

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B2 [ U ] strong liking for

I don't share my boyfriend's love of cooking. 我不像男友那樣喜歡體育。

B2 [ C ] something that you like very much

Music is one of her greatest loves. 音樂是她最大的愛好之一。

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love noun (TENNIS)

[ U ] (in tennis) the state of having no points

The score now stands at 40–love. 目前的比分爲40比0。

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