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持续
chíxù
To continue, to sustain

Intermediate

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中国人新年持续正月十五
Zhōngguórén guò xīnnián yào chíxù dào zhèngyuèshíwǔ。
Chinese people continue to celebrate the New Year until the fifteenth day of the first month. (of the lunar calendar)

Intermediate

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持续战争人们非常痛苦
chíxù de zhànzhēng ràng rénmen fēicháng tòngkǔ。
Continuous war causes people extreme suffering.

Intermediate

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专家预计牛市持续一段时间
Experts predict that the bull market will continue for a lengthy period of time.

Upper-Intermediate

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房价持续上扬使一批打算购房结婚青年头疼
fángjià de chíxù shàngyáng,shǐ yī pī dǎsuàn gòufáng jiéhūn de qīngnián tóuténg。
The continuous increase in housing prices causes a big headache to a lot of young people that want to buy a house and get married.

Upper-Intermediate

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那么蜡烛光明为什么光明节持续8
diǎn nàme duō làzhú,zhēn shì“guāngmíng”a!nà wèishénme Guāngmíngjié yào chíxù bā tiān ne?
Lighting so many candles - it really is the festival of lights! Why does Hanukkah go on for 8 days then?

Upper-Intermediate

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必须坚持生产品质价格合理产品只要做到持续吸引客户
wǒ bìxū jiānchí shēngchǎn pǐnzhì gāo,jiàgé hélǐ de chǎnpǐn。zhǐyào wǒ zuò dào zhè yī diǎn,jiù néng chíxù xīyǐn kèhù。
I must continue to produce high quality products at a reasonable price. As long as I can do that, I can continue to attract customers.

Intermediate

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每小时二十公里速度西北方向移动暴风半径两百八十公里目前还在持续增强
zhèng yǐ měixiǎoshí èrshí gōnglǐ de sùdù wǎng xīběi fāngxiàng Yídòng,bàofēng bànjìng shì liǎngbǎi bāshí gōnglǐ,mùqián háizài chíxù zēngqiáng。
It's moving in a northwesterly direction at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour. The radius of the storm is 280 kilometers, and it is continuing to grow.

Intermediate

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有点缘分这么说春晚已经举办了三十四持续时间
ng4,yǒudiǎnr yuánfèn,zhèmeshuō chūn wǎn yǐjīng jǔbàn le sānshísì jiè le,chíxù shíjiān gòu cháng de ā。
Uh-huh, I guess there is a bit of a connection. If that's the case the show is thirty four years old, that's a long time for a show.

Upper-Intermediate

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企业遵循可持续发展原则环境污染严重
hěn duō qǐyè bù zūnxún kěchíxùfāzhǎn yuánzé,huánjìng wūrǎn hěn yánzhòng。
A lot of companies don't abide by the principles of sustainable development. Environmental pollution is very serious.

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知道暴风雪持续多久想想那些炭炉没有穷苦人家这下知道多少
ài!bù zhīdào bàofēngxuě huì chíxù duō jiǔ,xiǎngxiang nàxiē lián tànlú dōu méiyǒu de qióngkǔ rénjiā,zhèxià yòu bù zhīdào yào dòng sǐ duōshao rén le。
(Sigh) I wonder how long this snowstorm will last. If you think of all those poor people that can't even afford coal, you wonder how many people are going to freeze to death this time.

Upper-Intermediate

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可持续发展转变扩大内需我国今后经济增长主要目标取向
xiàng kě chíxù fāzhǎn zhuǎnbiàn hé kuòdà nèixū yīng shì wǒguó jīnhòu jīngjì zēngzhǎng de zhǔyào mùbiāo qǔxiàng。
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其中地产下跌意料之中主要受到销售业绩影响房市持续走低所以地产商资金遭受压力机构投资者中午开始抛盘后来散户开始跟进
qízhōng dìchǎn gǔ de xiàdiē zài yìliàozhīzhōng,zhǔyào shì shòudào xiāoshòu yèjì de yǐngxiǎng,fángshì chíxù zǒudī。suǒyǐ dìchǎnshāng zài zījīn shàng zāoshòu hěn dà yālì。jīgòutóuzīzhě zài zhōngwǔ kāishǐ pāopán,hòulái sǎnhù yě kāishǐ gēnjìn。
Today's real estate losses were predictable. They were mainly due to the influence of poor sales and the continued decline in the housing market. So real estate merchants have a lot of funding pressure. Institutional investors started to bail out at mid-day, and later individual investors also began to follow. But the drop in the banking and steel industries was somewhat surprising. Why did it happen? Coming up next, Mr. Feng will analyze the situation for us.

Upper-Intermediate

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新西兰早晨发生里氏5.7地震震中位于惠灵顿西北160公里震源地表以下200公里北岛许多地区南岛北部地区震感惠灵顿居民地震持续大约7秒钟震感明显
Xīnxīlán sān rì zǎochén fāshēng lǐshì wǔ diǎn qī jí dìzhèn,zhènzhōng wèiyú Huìlíngdùn xīběi yībǎi liùshí gōnglǐ chù,zhènyuán zài dìbiǎo yǐxià liǎngbǎi gōnglǐ chù。Běidǎo xǔduō dìqū hé Nándǎo běibù dìqū jūn yǒu zhèngǎn。yǒu Huìlíngdùn jūmín shuō,dìzhèn chíxù le dàyuē qī miǎozhōng,zhèngǎn míngxiǎn。
On the morning of the third, New Zealand experienced an earthquake of 5.7 magnitude on the Richter scale. The epicenter was located 160 kilometers northwest of Wellington. The hypocenter of the earthquake was located 200 kilometers beneath the earth's surface. Many areas on both the northern island and northern part of the southern island were affected. Residents of Wellington say that the earthquake lasted for around seven seconds and that the effects were very noticeable.

Upper-Intermediate

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哪里哪里只是我的一点见解而已彻底解决这个问题促进我国物流持续健康地发展真是很长
nǎli nǎli。zhè zhǐshì wǒ de yīdiǎn xiǎo jiànjiě éryǐ。yào chèdī jiějué zhège wèntí,cùjìn wǒguó wùliú chíxù、jiànkāng de fāzhǎn,hái zhēn shì yǒu hěn cháng yī duàn lù yào zǒu ne!
Oh, don't be silly. It's just my opinion, that's all. There's really a long road ahead if we want to completely solve this problem and stimulate the healthy development of Chinese logistics!

Advanced

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规模地震各地陆续传出灾情建筑物倒塌人员受伤救护人员不可开交目前伤亡人数还在统计锁定新闻持续报导最新情况
guīmó sì jí de yǒu gǎn dìzhèn,gèdì lùxù to give off zāiqíng,jiànzhùwù dǎotā、rényuán shòushāng,jiùhùrényuán máng de bùkěkāijiāo,mùqián shāngwáng rénshù háizài tǒngjì zhōng,qǐng suǒdìng běn tái xīnwén,jiāng chíxù wèi nín bàodǎo zuìxīn de qíngkuàng
... it felt like a magnitude 4 earthquake, there are reports on the disaster from all over coming in, including roof collapses and injuries. The rescue workers are totally overwhelmed. We are still totting up the injury and death count. Please stick here for all the latest news on the situation...

Upper-Intermediate

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对啊2015北京国际田联世界田径锦标赛8月22日一直持续30因为暑假比赛内容拉下
duìa,2015 nián Běijīng guójìtiánlián shìjiè tiánjìng jǐnbiāosài,cóng bā yuè èrshíèr rì yīzhí chíxù dào 30 hào,yīnwèi shì shǔjià,bǐsài nèiróng wǒ yī tiān dōu méi lāxià。
Yeah, the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships Beijing 2015, from August 22 right up until the 30th. As it is summer, I haven't missed out on one day of the championships.

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持续整晚大火使二千万藏品遭受无可估量损失堪称浩劫
chíxù zhéngwǎn de dàhuǒ shǐ guǎn cáng èrqiānwàn jiàn cángpǐn zāoshòu le wúkěgūliáng de sǔnshī kānchēng hàojié。
It was a catastrophic loss as the fire which lasted for the whole night caused the loss of 20 million items in the collection.

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其次对于年轻人来说租住养老院服务老人不仅意义志愿活动而且象征性房租大大节省生活成本调动他们志愿服务老人积极性从而形成一种持续志愿行为
qícì,duìyú niánqīngrén láishuō,zūzhù zài yǎnglǎoyuàn lǐ fúwù lǎorén,bùjǐn zuò le yǒu yìyì de zhìyuàn huódòng,érqiě xiàngzhēngxìng de sān bǎi yuán fángzū dàdà jiéshěng le shēnghuó chéngběn,zhè yě diàodòng le tāmen zhìyuàn fúwù lǎorén de jījíxìng,cóngér xíngchéng yīzhǒng kě chíxù de zhìyuàn xíngwéi。
Secondly, through meaningful volunteer work, young people can rent a room in a nursing home at a symbolic cost of 300 yuan rent which has greatly reduced their cost of living. This becomes a motivation for them thereby creating a sustainable voluntary behavior.

Upper-Intermediate

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