Translation of "scramble" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ S ] (QUICK MOVEMENT) 快速移动 uk us /ˈskræ̩/

a climb which is difficult so that you have to use your hands to help you

It was a real scramble to the top of the hillside. 好不容易才爬到山坡顶上。

an act of hurrying

[ + to infinitive ] As soon as the plane landed there was a mad/wild scramble to get out. 飞机一降落,人们乱作一团,匆匆跑了出去。

a hurried attempt to get something

After the death of the dictator there was an unseemly scramble for power among the generals. 独裁者死后,将军们为争夺权力闹翻了天。

(Translation of “scramble noun (QUICK MOVEMENT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)