Translation of "employ" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

employ

verb (SPEND TIME) 花时间 uk us /ɪmˈplɔɪ/
be employed in doing sth formal

to spend time doing something

花时间做,从事于
He was busily employed in lacing up his shoes. 他忙着系鞋带。

(Translation of “employ verb (SPEND TIME)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)