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Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
děng
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
dang2
Short definition once
Usage frequency Very common
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All available English definitions to awaitMDBG iconto wait forMDBG iconet al. (and other authors)Adso icon / and so onCdict iconMDBG icon / classCdict iconMDBG icon / rankCdict iconMDBG icon / gradeCdict iconMDBG icon / same asCdict iconMDBG icon / equal toCdict iconMDBG icon / et ceteraCdict iconMDBG icon / onceMDBG icon / as soon asMDBG icon / afterMDBG icon/
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Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: class; rank; grade; equal to; same as; to wait for; to await; et cetera; and so on; et al. (and other authors); after; as soon as; once
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: class; rank; grade; equal to; same as; wait for; await; et cetera; and so on; Wait
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: class; rank; grade; equal to; same as; wait for; await; et cetera; and so on'
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我认为(wǒrènwéi) I guess
(wǒ) I
(men) plural marker for pronouns, and nouns referring to individuals
不应该(bù yīng gāi) should not
(zài) re-
(děng) once

I don't think that we should wait.

还在(hái zài) still to exist
(děng) once
什么(shén me shén me yě méi yǒu) who?
(níní) woolen material

What are you waiting for?

(děng) once
(tài) too
长时间(cháng shí jiān) a long period of
(ràng) to yield
大部分(dà bù fēn) the majority
(dedì) of
(rén) man
觉得(jué de) to feel
心烦(xīn fán) to be annoyed

Waiting for too long makes most people annoyed.

我们( men) us
(biān bian) side
喝茶(hē chá) to drink tea
(biān bian) side
(děng) once

We're drinking tea and waiting.

(děng) once
(péng) friend
(yǒu) friend
(děng) once
太久( tài jiǔ)
时会(shíhuì)
感到(gǎn dào) to move
烦躁(fán zào) twitchy

I feel restless when I have to wait too long for my friend to show up.

希望(xī wàng) to desire
我们( men) us
不需要(bù xū yào bù xūyào) not to need
(děng) once
太久( tài jiǔ)

Hope that we need not to wait for a long time.

(tā) she
(děng) once
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
(yòu) also
(děng) once
但他( dàn tā)
始终(shǐ zhōng) all-along
未有(wèi yǒu) is not
回来(huílái) to return

She waited and waited, but he never returned.

请问(qǐng wèn) Excuse me, may I ask...?
您要(nínyào)
(děng) once
(ma) (question tag)
?
Excuse me. Do you have to wait?

留在(liú zài) to leave in
这里(zhè lǐ) here
(děng) once
(tā) she

Stay here and wait for her.

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