Translation of "animal" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (TYPE) 类型 uk us /ˈæn.ɪ.məl/

used to describe what type of person or thing someone or something is

At heart she is a political animal. 本质上她是一个很有政治秉性的人。
She is that rare animal (= she is very unusual), a brilliant scientist who can communicate her ideas to ordinary people. 她是个少见的奇才,是一位能够把自己的思想传达给普通人的优秀科学家。
Feminism in France and England are rather different animals (= are different). 法国和英国的女权主义不属于同一种类型。

(Translation of “animal noun (TYPE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)