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一下
Traditional Chinese
一下
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yī xià
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
yat1 ha5
Short definition a little
Usage frequency Very common
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All available English definitions all at onceCdict iconMDBG icon(adj) one timeMDBG icon / (adv) in a short timeCdict icon / to do (sth for a bit to give it a try)MDBG icon / in a whileMDBG icon / a littleAdso icon / suddenlyCdict icon / all of a suddenMDBG icon/
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: a little
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: (used after a verb) give it a go; to do (sth for a bit to give it a try); one time; once; in a while; all of a sudden; all at once
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC:
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: (adj) one time; once; (adv) in a short time; suddenly; all at once'
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Sentence examples
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请问(qǐng wèn) Excuse me, may I ask...?
能借(néngjiè)
一下(yī xià) a little
你的(nǐde) your
电话(diàn huà) phone call
(ma) (question tag)
? ” “
可以(kě yǐ) can
。 ”
"May I use your telephone?" "By all means."

(zài) (located) at
(wǒ) I
(dedì) of
世界上(shì jiè shàng) in the world
人人(rén rén) everyone
都是(dōushì) all
小马(xiǎo mǎ) pony
(jū) colt
他们(tā men) they
吃了(chī le) to endure
彩虹(cǎi hóng) rainbow
之后(zhī hòu) later
就会(jiùhuì)
(pā) pow
(dìde) -ly
一下(yī xià) a little
变成(biàn chéng) to change into
蝴蝶(hú dié) butterfly

In my world everyone’s a pony and they all eat rainbows and poop butterflies.

先生(xiānshēng) Mr.
我们( men) us
可以(kě yǐ) can
检查(jiǎn chá) to inspect
一下(yī xià) a little
您的( nín de) your, yours (polite form)
行李(xíng li) luggage
(ma) (question tag)

Sir, can we quickly inspect your luggage please?

下礼拜
我要(wǒyào)
(qù) to get rid of
拜访(bài fǎng) to visit
(tā) she
一下(yī xià) a little

I'm going to visit him next week.

超市(chāo shì) supermarket (abbr.)
现在(xiàn zài) modern
已经(yǐ jīng) already
关了(guān le) to close
我们( men) us
只能(zhǐ néng) can only
加减(jiājiǎn)
(yòng) hence
一下(yī xià) a little
冰箱(bīng xiāng) icebox
(lǐ) village
剩的(shèngde)
食物(shí wù) food

The supermarkets are now closed, so we'll have to make do with what is left in the refrigerator.

整理(zhěng lǐ) to tidy up
一下(yī xià) a little
房间(fáng jiān) room

Tidy up the room.

我的( de) my
假期(jià qī) vacation
一下(yī xià) a little
就过(jiùguò)
完了(wán le) to be over

My vacation went by quickly.

你们(nǐ men) you
想坐(xiǎngzuò)
一下(yī xià) a little
(ma) (question tag)

Do you want to sit down?

您的( nín de) your, yours (polite form)
品味(pǐn wèi) to taste
(zhēn) true
(gāo) loud
! 」
店员(diàn yuán) store clerk
叹道( tàn dào) to sigh
。 「
不过(bù guò bú guò) but
我们( men) us
还有(hái yǒu) also
一些(yī xiē) a few
价钱(jiàqián) price
比较(bǐ jiào) quite
相宜(xiāng yí) to be suitable or appropriate
(dedì) of
款式(kuǎn shì) style
(nín) you (courteous, as opposed to informal 你ni3)
真的(zhēn de) really
不要(bù yào) must not
先看(xiānkàn)
一下(yī xià) a little
(ma) (question tag)
? 」
"You have expensive taste!" the shopkeeper exclaimed. "Are you sure you don't want to look through our cheaper variants first?"

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