Translation of "person" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (HUMAN) uk us /ˈpɜː.sən/ US  /ˈpɝː-/ (plural people or formal OR LAW persons)

a man, woman or child

Who was the first person to swim the English Channel? 游过英吉利海峡的第一人是谁?
A meal at the restaurant costs about $70 for two people. 在这个饭馆里两个人一顿饭的费用大约为70美元。
legal Four persons have been charged with the murder. 4人被控犯有谋杀罪。

used when describing someone and their particular type of character

She's an extremely kind person. 她是那种非常和蔼的人。
He's nice enough as a person, but he's not the right man for this job. 他是个很好的人,但不适合这份工作。
informal I don't think of him as a book person (= a person who likes books). 我认为他不是个喜欢看书的人。
in person

If you do something or go somewhere in person, you do it or go there yourself

If you can't be there in person, the next best thing is watching it on TV. 如果你不能亲自到场的话,在电视上观看就是退而求其次的选择了。

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