Translation of "line" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (ROW) uk us /laɪn/

[ C ] a group of people or things arranged in a row

a line of trees 一行樹
The prisoners formed a line against the wall. 犯人靠牆站成了一排。

[ C ] US (UK queue) a group of people standing one behind the other who are waiting for something

Just get in line and wait your turn like everyone else. 和別人一樣排隊等著去。
I had to wait/stand in line for three hours to get tickets. 我排了三個小時的隊才買到票。
a long line of

a series of people or things that follow each other in time

She is the latest in a long line of controversial leaders. 她最近剛成為一系列頗具爭議的領導者之一。
He comes from a long line of doctors (= A lot of his relatives were doctors before him). 他出身醫生世家。

(Translation of “line noun (ROW)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)