Sample Sentences

空余时间喜欢什么
nǐ kòngyú shíjiān xǐhuan zuò shénme?
What do you like to do in your free time?

Newbie

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老师有事
Yú lǎoshī!yǒushì ma?
Ms. Yu! What's up?

Intermediate

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其余刺绣
nà qíyú shì nǎ sān zhǒng cìxiù ne?
What are the other three kinds of embroidery?

Intermediate

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作者余光中
zuòzhě:Yú Guāngzhōng
Author: Yu Guangzhong

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准备。“年年”。
shéi shuō wǒ bù dǒng,wǒ zhǔnbèi le yú ma。“niánnián yǒu yú”。
Who says I don't understand? I've prepared fish! “To have a surplus year after year.”

Upper-Intermediate

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虽然可是我们已经没有多余名额
suīrán nǐ hěn xiǎng,kěshì wǒmen yǐjīng méiyǒu duōyú de míng é le。
Although you really want to go, we already don't have any extra spots.

Intermediate

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余额宝什么
Yúébǎo shì shénme?
What's an Alipay Surplus account?

Intermediate

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我们余额宝
wǒmen cún Yúébǎo ba。
Let's put it in an Alipay Surplus account.

Intermediate

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还行差不多养老院余下留着后事
hái xíng ba,chàbuduō dōu jiāo yǎnglǎoyuàn le,yúxià de jiù liúzhe bàn hòushì le。
It's all right. It's just about right for the retirement home fees. The rest I'm putting aside for funeral arrangements.

Upper-Intermediate

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房间网站不过不是酒店算是民宿房东出租自己多余房间
yě shì dìng fángjiān de wǎngzhàn。bùguò bùshì jiǔdiàn,suàn shì mínsù ba。fángdōng chūzū zìjǐ duōyú de fángjiān,zhuàn diǎnr qián。
It's an internet site that let's you book rooms. However, they aren't hotels, they're just rooms in people's homes. The landlord rents out his own spare rooms and makes a bit of money.

Intermediate

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开始写字之前整个墨汁然后砚台多余墨汁
kāishǐ xiězì zhīqián,bǎ zhěnggè bǐ máo dōu zhān shàng mòzhī,ránhòu zài yàntái de biān biān shàng bǎ duōyú de mòzhī nòng diào。
Before you start writing, you should cover the whole brush with ink. Then remove the excess ink on the edge of the ink stone.

Intermediate

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知道年夜饭一定要寓意来年”,年年
èi,wǒ hái zhīdào,niányèfàn zhōng yīdìng yào yǒu yú,yùyì zhe láinián yǒu“yú”,yě shuō niánnián yǒu yú。
Ah, I also know that Chinese New Year dinner has to feature fish, because the character for fish is the same as that for "surplus", which represents that the New Year will bring you a surplus of fortune, and that's where the saying, "to have surplus (fish) every year" comes from.

Upper-Intermediate

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陈姐迷信星座拿来茶余饭后聊聊天可以小文照着星座男朋友靠谱
Chénjiě,bié míxìn le,xīngzuò nà yī tào,nálái cháyúfànhòu liáoliaotiān hái kěyǐ,zhēn ràng XiǎoWén zhàozhe xīngzuò lái zhǎo nánpéngyou,bù kàopǔ。
Sis Chen, don't be superstitious. This zodiac stuff is alright for after-dinner conversation but it's not reliable for Xiaowen to really use to find a boyfriend.

Upper-Intermediate

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以后打电话谈谈工作之余谈谈其他的比如兴趣爱好然后礼拜联系同时休闲场所
yī ge yuè yǐhòu zài dǎ diànhuà gěi tā,tán tan gōngzuò zhīyú yě tán tan qítā de shì,bǐrú xìngqù àihào。ránhòu měi liǎng ge lǐbài liánxì yī cì。tóngshí,yào duō qù tā cháng qù de xiūxián chǎngsuǒ。
After a month, call her again. Talk about work stuff, but continue on about other things, like hobbies she's interested in. After that, contact her once every two weeks. At the same time, go to the places she likes to hang out at often.

Upper-Intermediate

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我们已经按照程序处理其余真的不是医疗团队控制
wǒmen dōu yǐjīng ànzhào chéngxù chǔlǐ le。qíyú de,zhēnde bùshì yīliáo tuánduì suǒ néng kòngzhì de。
Doctor: We did everything according to procedure. The rest was not within the control of the medical team.

Advanced

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工作喜欢独自野外探险
zài gōngzuò zhī yú,tā xǐhuan dúzì qù yěwài tànxiǎn。
In his time off, he likes to explore the outdoors by himself.

Upper-Intermediate

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伊朗试图挽救剩余协议
Yīlǎng shìtú wǎnjiù shèngyú hé xiéyì。
Attempts will begin to salvage what remains of the Iran nuclear deal.

Upper-Intermediate

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不错但是觉得可以适当加以引导了解有些农民工因为文化水平不高工作之余聚众赌博打发时间论文可以推荐一些可行办法引导他们参与健康娱乐活动
bùcuò,dànshì wǒ juéde hái kěyǐ shìdàng de jiāyǐ yǐndǎo。jù wǒ liǎojiě,yǒuxiē nóngmíngōng yīnwèi wénhuà shuǐpíng bù gāo,gōngzuò zhīyú huì jùzhòng dǔbó dǎfā shíjiān,zài lùnwén lǐ kěyǐ tuījiàn yīxiē kěxíng de bànfǎ,yǐndǎo tāmen cānyù jiànkāng de yúlè huódòng。
Not bad, but I feel like you could also provide some guidance in a relevant way. As I understand it, because some migrant workers aren't very educated, when they get together outside of work, they gamble to whittle the time way. In your thesis, you could recommend some practical solutions and guide them towards some healthier recreational activities.

Upper-Intermediate

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