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dùn
measure word for actions and events

Upper-Intermediate

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顿时
dùnshí
suddenly, immediately (in the past)

Intermediate

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师傅希尔顿
shīfu,qù Xīěrdùn。
Sir, to the Hilton.

Elementary

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哪个希尔顿
nǎ ge Xīěrdùn?
Which Hilton?

Elementary

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您好欢迎来到希尔顿
nínhǎo,huānyíng láidào Xī\\'ěrdùn!
Hello. Welcome to the Hilton!

Elementary

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什么希尔顿酒店
shénme?Xīěrdùn jiǔdiàn。
What? The Hilton Hotel.

Elementary

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这个希尔顿知道
zhè ge shì lǎo de Xīěrdùn。wǒ zhīdào le。
This is the old Hilton. Got it.

Elementary

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上海希尔顿哪个
Shànghǎi yǒu liǎng ge Xīěrdùn,nǐ yào qù nǎ ge?
Shanghai has two Hiltons. Which one do you want to go to?

Elementary

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小赵波士顿治安怎么样
Xiǎo Zhào,Bōshìdùn zhì ān zěnmeyàng?
Xiao Zhao, how safe is Boston?

Intermediate

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波士顿红袜队主场
ō,shì Bōshìdùn hóngwàduì de zhǔchǎng。
Oh, that's the Boston Red Sox' home field.

Intermediate

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说到她的男朋友顿时脸红
shuōdào tā de nán péngyou,tā dùnshí liǎnhóng le。
When speaking about her boyfriend, she immediately turned red in the face.

Intermediate

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老师问了问题学生们顿时安静
lǎoshī wènle wèntí,xuéshēng men dùnshí ānjìng le。
When the teacher asked a question, the students immediately grew silent.

Intermediate

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牛顿闻名世界科学家
niúdùn shì yī wèi wénmíng shìjiè de kēxuéjiā。
Newton is a world-famous scientist.

Intermediate

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老板一顿
tā bèi lǎobǎn mà le yídùn。
He got a real telling off by his boys.

Upper-Intermediate

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昨天打了妹妹一顿
wǒ zuótiān dǎ le mèimei yídùn。
I gave my sister a hell of a beating yesterday.

Upper-Intermediate

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昨天晚上爸爸教训了所以今天她的心情
zuótiān wǎnshang bèi bàba jiàoxun le yī dùn,suǒyǐ jīntiān tā de xīnqíng bù hǎo。
Last night she got a lecture from dad, so today she's in a bad mood.

Intermediate

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昨天我们享受正宗法国大餐
zuótiān wǒmen qù xiǎngshòu le yī dùn zhèngzōng de Fǎguó dàcān。
Yesterday we went to enjoy an authentic French meal.

Intermediate

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有点扫兴难吃
zhè dùn fàn chī de yǒudiǎn sǎoxìng,cài yòu guì yòu nánchī。
This meal was a little disappointing. The dishes were expensive and not good.

Upper-Intermediate

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好了好了安静行不行
hǎole hǎole,nǐ ràng wǒ ānjìng de chī dùn fàn,xíng bu xíng?
OK, OK. Let me eat my meal in peace, all right?

Upper-Intermediate

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徐先生徐太太美国房子波士顿地方
Xú xiānsheng、Xú tàitai yào zài Měiguó mǎi fángzi,Bōshìdùn shì zuì hǎo de dìfang。
Mr. Xu, if you and Mrs. Xu want to buy a house in America, Boston is the best place.

Intermediate

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