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Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
sān fēn zhōng rè dù
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
/(saam1 fan1 jung1 yit6 dou6 )
Short definition flash in the pan
Usage frequency Very infrequent
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All available English definitions brief period of enthusiasmMDBG icon / flash in the panMDBG icon /
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Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish:
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: brief period of enthusiasm; flash in the pan
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Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: '
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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
工作(gōng zuò) job

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

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