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一生
Traditional Chinese
一生
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yì shēng /yī shēng
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
yat1 sang1
Short definition all ones life
Usage frequency Very common
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All available English definitions all ones lifeAdso icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: all ones life
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: sameldc
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: all one's life; throughout one's life
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: sameldc'
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你们(nǐ men) you
两个(liǎng ge)
(wù) error
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
(wǒ) I
一生(yì shēng yī shēng) all ones life

The two of you have ruined my life.

(tā) another
(jǐ) to provide
(wǒ) I
讲述(jiǎng shù) to narrate
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
他的( tā de)
一生(yì shēng yī shēng) all ones life

He told me the story of his life.

(tā) she
(fù) father
(qīnqìng) pro-
(bà) stem
一生(yì shēng yī shēng) all ones life
(dū) all
贡献(gòng xiàn) to devote
(jǐ) to provide
科学(kē xué) science
事业(shì yè) career
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright

Her father dedicated his life to science.

我知道( zhī dào) I see
你们的(nǐmende)
(suǒ) place
做的(zuòde)
一切(yī qiè yí qiè) all
并不(bìng bù) not at all
只是为了(zhǐshìwèile)
赢得(yíng dé) to win something
选举(xuǎn jǔ) election
我也(wǒyě)
知道(zhī dào) to know
你们(nǐ men) you
(zuò) to do
(zhè) these
一切(yī qiè yí qiè) all
并不是( bìng bù shì) really not to be
为了(wèi le) in order to
(wǒ) I
你们(nǐ men) you
这样做 是因为
(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
(men) plural marker for pronouns, and nouns referring to individuals
明白(míng bai) clear
前面的( qián miàn de) Previous
任务(rènwù) task
(yǒu) some
多么(duō me) how much
艰巨(jiān jù) arduous
即便(jí biàn) even if
我们( men) us
今晚(jīn wǎn) tonight
欢呼庆祝(huān hū qìng zhù) maffick
我们( men) us
(yě) too
知道(zhī dào) to know
明天(míng tiān) tomorrow
(jiāngjiàngqiāng) ready
面临(miàn lín) to be confronted with
我们( men) us
一生(yì shēng yī shēng) all ones life
之中(zhī zhōng) amidst
(zuì) the most
艰难的( jiān nán de) burdensome
挑战(tiǎo zhàn) to challenge
— —
两场( liǎng chǎng)
战争(zhàn zhēng) war
(zōu) ,
一个(yī gè) a
面临(miàn lín) to be confronted with
危险的( wēi xiǎn de) rummy

And I know you didn't do this just to win an election. And I know you didn't do it for me. You did it because you understand the enormity of the task that lies ahead. For even as we celebrate tonight, we know the challenges that tomorrow will bring are the greatest of our lifetime: two wars, a planet in peril, the worst financial crisis in a century.

也许(yě xǔ) perhaps
我要(wǒyào)
(zài) (located) at
牢里( láo lǐ)
度过(dù guò) to survive
一生(yì shēng yī shēng) all ones life

Maybe I will have to spend my entire life in prison.

(wǒ) I
一生(yì shēng yī shēng) all ones life
(dū) all
谨慎(jǐn shèn) cautious
行事(xíng shì) action

I've been careful my whole life.

他的( tā de)
父亲(fù qīn) father
(bà) stem
一生(yì shēng yī shēng) all ones life
奉献给
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
科学(kē xué) science

His father dedicated his life to science.

爱情(ài qíng) romance
就像(jiù xiàng) just like
麻疹(má zhěn) measles
─ ─
一生(yì shēng yī shēng) all ones life
总要(zǒng yào) nevertheless
经历(jīng lì) to experience
一次(yī cì) once

Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it.

但是(dàn shì) but
如果有(rúguǒyǒu)
一个人(yī gè rén) alone
本身(běn shēn) itself
已经(yǐ jīng) already
(hěn) quite
好了(hǎo le) ready
(duì) for
(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
又是(yòushì)
真心真意(zhēnxīnzhēnyì)
真心爱
(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
那么(nà me) so
(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
真的(zhēn de) really
可以(kě yǐ) can
(bà) stem
一生(yì shēng yī shēng) all ones life
托付给(tuōfùgěi)
(tā) another

If someone is already good in and of themselves, however, and treats you sincerely and from the heart, and truly loves you, then you really can entrust your life to them.

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