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We took the elevator to the 10th floor.
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(NAmE) ➡ see also liftADJECTIVE | VERB + ELEVATOR | ELEVATOR + VERB | ELEVATOR + NOUNADJECTIVE➤glass觀光電梯➤express, high-speed快速／高速電梯➤creaky吱吱嘎嘎作響的電梯◇We took a creaky old elevator up to the third floor. 我們乘着一部吱吱作響的老舊電梯到達了三層。➤freight, grain, service貨運電梯；穀物升運器；員工專用電梯◇The agents in the station sent the checked baggage down stairs on a freight elevator. 車站人員把檢查過的行李放到貨運電梯裏送下樓。➤hotel賓館電梯VERB + ELEVATOR➤ride, take乘電梯◇He rode the elevator to the 43rd floor. 他乘電梯到 43 層。➤use乘電梯➤board, enter上電梯；進電梯➤exit, leave出電梯；離開電梯➤call召喚電梯◇York pressed the button to call the elevator. 約克按下按鈕等電梯。➤install安裝電梯ELEVATOR + VERB➤go up電梯上升➤descend, go down電梯下降➤arrive, reach sth電梯到來／到達⋯➤stop電梯停止➤close, open電梯關閉／打開➤ding電梯發出叮的一聲◇The elevator dinged and the door opened. 叮的一聲，電梯門開了。ELEVATOR + NOUN➤shaft電梯升降井◇One guy fell down the elevator shaft. 有個傢伙掉下了電梯升降井。➤door電梯門◇The elevator doors closed behind her. 電梯門在她身後關上了。➤button電梯按鈕➤lobby電梯廳➤music電梯音樂➤man, operator開電梯的人；電梯操作員➤ride搭乘電梯➤system電梯系統