Translation of "scramble" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ S ] (QUICK MOVEMENT) 快速移動 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頂上。

an act of hurrying

[ + to infinitive ] As soon as the plane landed there was a mad/wild scramble to get out. 飛機一降落,人們亂作一團,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. 獨裁者死後,將軍們爲爭奪權力鬧翻天。

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