Card Set Information
Chinese sentences from nciku.com
This project was designed by the general engineer himself.
I've got something to do there anyway, so I helped him with this. It's a favor done at little cost to me.
I was just going to see him when, as luck would have it, he turned up.
We will set out the moment we settle our backpacks.
He walks to work every day, except when it rains.
It is normal to have terrible traffic during rush hour.
This is the person I told you about yesterday.
“突然” can be used as an adjective as well as an adverb.
His moves are within my expectations.
He attacked his opponent with his palm so quickly that he had no chance to react.
My computer is on standby.
Smokers are often in bad health.
Many girls like to stroll around the streets.
Let's go shopping together later.
He stated the advantages and disadvantages in sequential order.
Can you turn the declarative sentence into a rhetorical question?
to have gone through a lot of
He completed the translation of this monumental work with a herculean effort.
After great difficulty, she finally found a job.
Today is too busy, let's talk about it another day.
He didn't want to eat chalk-powder any more, so he quit and left the school in the new year .
In Brazil everybody loves football, not just the young, but older people too.
He always acts arbitrarily and never listens to others.
I found out this piece of news by chance.
Treat someone with increasing respect.
Everyone received his/her appropriate punishment: evil will be punished and good will be rewarded.
This rain has come at the right time.
If you are ill you should go to the doctor without delay.
When he found out that the child had a fever, he went to call a doctor at once.
Hearing the bell, he put down the broom quickly and opened the door.
He set out in a hurry before I could tell him the exact location.
The criminals left the scene in a hurry.
Time is pressing - we had better go.
to not be able to anything about
Crying is the baby's forte. Whenever she cries, her mother doesn’t know how to deal with her.
My bracelet is made of pure gold, so be careful not to lose it.
With such a strong economic foundation, I can do whatever I want without further consideration.
xiong2hou4, tuo1di3, fang4shou3yi4bo2
I don't really play games.
The school's bandwidth if extremely large.
There are restrictions on the export of this kind of product.
They're very proud of their son.
After a while, architects and other people became tired of buildings that looked like boxes.
The office was in complete chaos.
That journalist works for the newspaper.
This building is a typical siheyuan.
We'll rest for a moment.
The icy wind outside cuts one to the marrow, we’d better stay indoors.
He went his own way, and doesn't care what other people think.
Everyone should have the awareness to reject pornographies.
You have to deal with it yourself. Only the one who tied it can untie it!
We should strike our enemies hard. Don't give them time to rest.
喘息 pant, come up for air
Insulation is the best ways to save money on heating bills.
Granite is mainly used in decoration of exterior walls. It is very stout and enduring.
Interferon can be used to cure cancer.
How about letting me show you some Shaolin martial arts skills?
lǐnglüè to have a taste, to appreciate
I don't know what it's like from an expert's point of view.
I feel so ashamed.
The conditions are too harsh, no matter what I can't accept it.
When our friends are depressed it isn't a big problem if they vent their anger in our direction.
You misappropriate public funds and you want to make me the scapegoat.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
The peak time for the Spring Festival passenger transport will come earlier this year.
We had adopted advance measures, so the burst dam didn't cause any damage.
kuìdī crack in the dam
She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies.
She is clever and diligent.
The manager of the dorm takes good care of us.
In this aspect she set an example for me.
Whatever the result is, I must make great efforts anyway.
You really can "deduce more cases from one instance".
很有主见 - 自己认定的事情就不会轻易改变。
To be assertive - once one has made a decision, it's not easily changed.
Just teasing you.
Economic pundits are undecided on whether the growth will be sustainable in the near future.
The interrogative sentence has serious grammatical errors, please correct them.
for the sake of fairness/safety/safety/convenience
quibble over every detail
I won't argue with you now. Let's talk about it when I have time.
I hate people who haggle over every trifle.
to have cramp in one's foot
I've lived in apartment 13 for sometime, from which I learned the meaning/value of patience.
After listening many times to my persuasion, he was finally persuaded.
For instance, "rock & roll music was fashionable for a while".
I have to go out to walk the dog.
I stroked the valuable piano gently.
The parrot repeats what other people say.
The ferret is digging a hole.
The guinea pig eats a lot of hay.
He's indifferent to anything that doesn't have a bearing on him.
If you keep thinking of winning back what you have lost, you will lose more.
I didn't think I would make it to the meeting place on time.
Though dying of cancer, he painted every day.
yǎnyǎnyīxī Only a weak gasp left; on the verge of death.
I've never seen anyone as determined as him.
We have good lessons to learn from the accident.
发人深思 to arouse deep thought in people
There will always be ambiguity in Chinese.
He frequently plays truant.
Never did I hear your complain。
There must be somewhere for us to sit.
As long as you are talented, our company well provide you with a high salary.
从优 to offer generously
The regional manager was promoted as the new director of the large company.
come in handy
He revealed our secret without thinking.
to disclose inside information
As the current political situation develops, the economy is stabilizing.
with the passage of time
Once he makes up his mind, he will stick to it firmly as a rock.
Nobody can stand the bad phenomenon of luxury and waste.
take a photo, shoot a film
It is better for the doer to undo what he has done.
Don't worry - slowly does it and you'll find your way.
Who can match you?
Nothing is better than a cup of hot Irish Coffee after a cold winter day.
We try to incubate black mould in biology class.
it's over (I've failed)