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一定
Traditional Chinese
一定
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yī dìng
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
yat1 ding6
Short definition must
Usage frequency Very common
Chinese synonyms Chinese Gratis iconChinese tools icon (Click icons, results will appear below)
 
All available English definitions particularLDC iconMDBG icon / givenLDC iconMDBG icon / a certain (extent etc)MDBG icon / certainlyLDC iconMDBG icon / a certain (extent, etc.)LDC icon / fixedLDC iconMDBG icon / necessarilyLDC iconMDBG icon / surelyLDC iconMDBG icon / mustMDBG icon / definitelyAdso icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: definitely
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: surely; certainly; necessarily; fixed; a certain (extent etc); given; particular; must
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: surely; certainly; necessarily; fixed; a certain (extent, etc.); given; particular
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: sameldc'
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Sentence examples
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(tā) another
(zǒu) from
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
那么(nà me) so
远的( yuǎn de)
(lù) kind
脚力(jiǎolì)
一定(yī dìng) must
(hěn) quite
不错(bù cuò) not bad

Since he was able to walk so far, he must have strong legs.

他们(tā men) they
一定(yī dìng) must
很恨(hěnhèn)
(wǒ) I

They must really hate me.

(zhè) these
(bìng) and
不容易(bù róng yì) not easy
(dàn) but
(wǒ) I
一定(yī dìng) must
做到(zuò dào) to do
(dedì) of

It's hard, but I'm going to make it!

她说( tā shuō)
约翰(yuē hàn) Johan (name)
一定(yī dìng) must
非常(fēi cháng) very
愿意(yuàn yì) ready
听到(tīng dào) to hear
这个(zhè gè) this one
消息(xiāoxī) news

She said that John must be very glad to hear the news.

如果有(rúguǒyǒu)
(shénshén shí) what
(me) small
更好的( gēng hǎo de) preferable
解决方案(jiě jué fāng àn) solution
(wǒ) I
一定(yī dìng) must
第一时间( dì yī shí jiān) the first moment
通知(tōng zhī) notice
(nín) you (courteous, as opposed to informal 你ni3)

If there's a better solution, then I'll notify you about it as soon as possible.

我爸爸(wǒbàbà)
年轻的( nián qīng de) unripe
(shí) when
(hòu) season
一定(yī dìng) must
(hěn) quite
英俊(yīng jùn) handsome

My father must have been handsome in his youth.

夜晚(yè wǎn) night
一定(yī dìng) must
下了(xiàle)
(yǔ) to wet

It must have rained during the night.

(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
一定(yī dìng) must
不要(bù yào) must not
错过(cuò guò) to let slip
这部( zhè bù)
精彩(jīng cǎi) wonderful
(dedì) of
电影(diàn yǐng) film

You mustn't miss seeing this wonderful film.

我想你( xiǎng nǐ) I miss you
一定(yī dìng) must
很喜欢( hěn xǐ huān)
你的(nǐde) your
工作(gōng zuò) job
(ba) dumb

I believe you like your job.

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