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Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yī bù /yí bù
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
yat1 bou6
Short definition one step
Usage frequency Very common
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All available English definitions (single) stepCdict icon / one stepAdso icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: one step
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samecdic
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Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: (single) step; one-step
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: (single) step'
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(rěn) to bear
一时(yī shí yì shí) a while
风平浪静(fēng píng làng jìng) all is quiet
(ràng) to yield
一步(yī bù yí bù) one step
海阔天空(hǎi kuò tiān kōng) the whole wide world

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.

(gāi) that
实验(shí yàn) test
(dedì) of
(měi) each
一步(yī bù yí bù) one step
都是(dōushì) all
经过(jīng guò) course
深思熟虑的( shēn sī shóu lv de) cogitative

Every step in the experiment was deliberate.

再走( zài zǒu)
一步(yī bù yí bù) one step
的话(dehuà) words
你就( nǐ jiù)
已经(yǐ jīng) already
楼梯(lóu tī) staircase
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright

Another step, and you would have fallen down the stairs.

(qǐng) to ask
(xiàng) always
(qián) first
一步(yī bù yí bù) one step

Please come forward.

我走( zǒu)
一步(yī bù yí bù) one step
(suàn) to compute
一步(yī bù yí bù) one step
(ba) dumb

I'll see as I walk along.

世界(shì jiè) world
就像(jiù xiàng) just like
(shì) is
一本书( yī běn shū)
(zǒu) from
一步(yī bù yí bù) one step
等于(děng yú) to equal
一页( yī yè)

The world is just like a book, and every step you take is like turning a page.

(ruò) if
(tòng) together
(qī) term
的人( de rén)
(xiān) first
一步(yī bù yí bù) one step
完成销售(wán chéng xiāo shòu) to sell completely
目标(mù biāo) goal
(wǒ) I
(zài) re-
吊儿郎当(diào er láng dāng) sloppy
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright

When one of my coworkers starts racking up good sales figures I can't let down my guard.

(zhǐ zhīzhī) only
(mài) to step
一步(yī bù yí bù) one step
(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
落下(luò xià) to drop
悬崖(xuán yá) precipice

A single step, and you will fall over the cliff.

汤姆(tāng mǔ) Tom (name)
后退(hòu tuì) to retreat
一步(yī bù yí bù) one step

Tom took a step backward.

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