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上大学
Traditional Chinese
上大學
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
shàng dà xué
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
seung6 daai6 hok6
Short definition to attend university
Usage frequency Somewhat infrequent
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我有(wǒyǒu)
两个(liǎng ge)
出去(chū qù) to go out
上大学(shàng dà xué) to attend university
(dedì) of
孩子(hái zi) child

I have two children away at university.

(wǒ) I
上大学(shàng dà xué) to attend university
(dedì) of
时候(shíhòu) time
忘了(wàng le) to forget
(dài) area
随身听(suí shēn tīng) walkman
(zōu) ,
相机(xiàng jī) variant of 照相机
只不过是(zhǐbúguòshì)
鸡毛蒜皮的( jī máo suàn pí de) trivial
小事(xiǎo shì) trifle
可是(kě shì) but
到了(dào le dào liǎo) finally
这个(zhè gè) this one
年代(nián dài) age
忘了(wàng le) to forget
(dài) area
智能手机(zhì néng shǒu jī) smartphone
麻烦(máfán) annoying
可就(kě jiù) certainly
(dà dài dài) big
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright

When I was in college, I could forget to bring my music player or my camera and still be ok. These days, if I forget my smartphone, I'm screwed!

我去(wǒqù)
上大学(shàng dà xué) to attend university

I go to university.

仍有(réngyǒu)
(zài) (located) at
孩子(hái zi) child
熟睡(shú shuì) asleep
后仍( hòu réng)
难以(nán yǐ) difficult to
入眠(rù mián) to fall asleep
(dedì) of
父母(fù mǔ) parents
他们(tā men) they
担心(dān xīn) uneasy
如何(rú hé) how
偿还(cháng huán) to reimburse
按揭(àn jiē) to buy property on a mortgage
(yuè) moon
(gōnggōng gòng) to allow
(zōu) ,
(fù) to pay
医药费(yī yào fèi) medical cost
或是(huò shì) (conj) either X or Y
(cún) savings
(gòu) enough
(qián) money
(ràng) to yield
孩子(hái zi) child
上大学(shàng dà xué) to attend university

There are mothers and fathers who will lie awake after the children fall asleep and wonder how they'll make the mortgage, or pay their doctor's bills, or save enough for their child's college education.

他在( tā zài)
攒钱(zǎnqián) to contribute money
上大学(shàng dà xué) to attend university

He's saving up to go to college.

(èr) 2
(líng) extra
(líng) extra
九年(jiǔnián)
(wǒ) I
高中毕业( gāo zhōng bì yè) high school graduate
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
可是(kě shì) but
还没(hái méi)
上大学(shàng dà xué) to attend university

In 2009, I had graduated from high school but I still hadn't started university.

(wǒ) I
(jué) certainly
(dìng) settled
上大学(shàng dà xué) to attend university
主修(zhǔ xiū) to major in
英语(yīng yǔ) English

I decided to go to college to major in English.

(wǒ) I
(kě) thirsty
(wàng) to hope
上大学(shàng dà xué) to attend university

I yearn for the university.

(wǒ) I
对于(duì yú) regarding
上大学(shàng dà xué) to attend university
有一种(yǒu yī zhǒng) to have a kind of
渴望(kě wàng) desire

I feel a yearning for the university.

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