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一番
Traditional Chinese
一番
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yìfān
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
/(yat1 faan1 )
Short definition
Usage frequency Very common
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两位(liǎngwèi)
学者(xué zhě) scholar
(wèi) for
一句(yī jù) a sentence
意思(yì sī) wish
含糊的( hán hū de) darksome
(cáng zàng zàng) Tibet
(wén) gentle
句子(jù zi) sentence
争论(zhēng lùn) argument
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
一番(yìfān)

The two scholars wrangled over the meaning of an obscure Tibetan phrase.

他把( tā bǎ)
(wǒ) I
从头到脚(cóng tóu dào jiǎo) from head to foot
打量(dǎ liang) to reckon
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
一番(yìfān)

He looked me over from head to foot.

他把( tā bǎ)
(wǒ) I
从头到脚(cóng tóu dào jiǎo) from head to foot
打量(dǎ liang) to reckon
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
一番(yìfān)

He stared at me from head to foot.

她在( tā zài)
(jìng) lens
(qián) first
停下(tíng xià) to stop
脚步(jiǎo bù) footstep
自我(zì wǒ zì) self-
欣赏(xīn shǎng) to appreciate
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
一番(yìfān)

She stopped before the mirror to admire herself.

我们( men) us
在世界(zài shì jiè) in the world
人口问题
(shàng) upper
争辩(zhēng biàn) to wrangle
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
一番(yìfān)

We debated on the question of world population.

我为( wéi)
这次(zhè cì) now
考试(kǎo shì) to test
好好(hǎo hǎo) good
准备了(zhǔn bèi le) to prepare
一番(yìfān)

I prepared well for this examination.

(zài) (located) at
(wǒ) I
生日(shēng rì) birthday
那天(nà tiān) that day
我的( de) my
朋友(péng you) friend
让我( ràng)
喝酒(hē jiǔ) to drink alcohol
(wǒ) I
大闹(dà nào) to run amok
一番(yìfān)

On the day of my birthday, my friends made me drink and I caused quite an uproar.

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