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一年
Traditional Chinese
一年
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yìnián
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
/(yat1 nin4 )
Short definition twelvemonth
Usage frequency Very common
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考试(kǎo shì) to test
不及格(bù jí gé) to fail
意味着( yì wèi) to mean
(zài) re-
等待(děng dài) await
一年(yìnián) twelvemonth

Failing the examination means waiting for another year.

戒酒(jiè jiǔ) teetotal
一年(yìnián) twelvemonth
(duì) for
身体(shēn tǐ) health
(hǎo hàohào) so

Giving up drinking for a year is healthy.

一年(yìnián) twelvemonth
之中(zhī zhōng) amidst
(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
最喜欢(zuì xǐ huan) to like best
哪个(nǎ ge) which
季节(jì jié) time

What's your favorite season of the year?

汤姆(tāng mǔ) Tom (name)
(hé) with
(jiǎn) letter
(kuài) fast
认识(rèn shi) to know
一年(yìnián) twelvemonth
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright

It'll soon be a year that Tom and Jane have known one another.

一年(yìnián) twelvemonth
(yǒu) some
十二个月(shíèrgeyuè) twelvemonth

One year has twelve months.

我的( de) my
朋友(péng you) friend
总是(zǒng shì) always
三分钟热度(sān fēn zhōng rè dù) flash in the pan
一年(yìnián) twelvemonth
(jiù) only
换了(huànle)
三份(sānfèn)
工作(gōng zuò) job

My friend has had three jobs in a year; he never sticks to anything for long.

无论(wú lùn) regardless of whether...
(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
多么(duō me) how much
努力(nǔ lì) great effort
也不(yě bù) nor
可能(kě néng) maybe
只花( zhǐ huā)
一年(yìnián) twelvemonth
左右(zuǒ yòu) or so
(jiù) only
精通(jīng tōng) proficient
英文(yīng wén) English

However hard you may study, you can't master English in a year or so.

(qián) first
方的(fāngde)
道路(dào lù) way
(jiāngjiàngqiāng) ready
(hěn) quite
漫长(màn cháng) long
我们( men) us
攀登(pān dēng) to climb
(dedì) of
脚步(jiǎo bù) footstep
会很( huì hěn)
艰辛(jiān qīn jiān xīn) arduous
我们( men) us
可能(kě néng) maybe
无法(wú fǎ) unable
(zài) (located) at
一年(yìnián) twelvemonth
甚至(shèn zhì) even
一个(yī gè) a
任期(rèn qī) term of office
(nèi) within
实现(shí xiàn) to achieve
这些(zhè xiē) these
目标(mù biāo) goal
(dàn) but
(wǒ) I
从未(cóng wèi) never
(xiàng) such as
今晚(jīn wǎn) tonight
这样(zhè yàng) such
满怀希望( mǎn huái xī wàng)
我们将( men jiāng) we'll
实现(shí xiàn) to achieve
我们的(wǒmende) our
目标(mù biāo) goal

The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep. We may not get there in one year or even in one term. But, America, I have never been more hopeful than I am tonight that we WILL get there.

法官(fǎ guān) to judge
(pàn) to judge
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
(tā) another
一年(yìnián) twelvemonth
有期徒刑(yǒu qī tú xíng) limited imprisonment

The judge sentenced him to one year's imprisonment.

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