Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “suddenly”

suddenly

adverb
 
 
/ˈsʌd.ən.li/
quickly and unexpectedly
突然;猛地,驟然
"Do you remember much about the accident?" "No, it all happened so suddenly."
「你還記得事故是怎麼回事嗎?」「不記得了,事情發生得太突然。」
I was just dozing off to sleep when suddenly I heard a scream from outside.
我正昏昏欲睡的時候,突然聽到外面一聲尖叫。
I suddenly realised what I'd said, but it was too late.
我突然意識到自己說了甚麼,不過為時已晚。
Not expected or planned
(Definition of suddenly from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Not expected or planned, but you might be interested in these topics from the Thinking about the future topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “suddenly” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

throw

to send something through the air with force, especially by a sudden movement of the arm

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More