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What about ...?
dì...
prefix indicating ordinal number
dì-sān
the third
zhōng-guó
China
chéngshì
city
all; both
liú-xià
leave
rú-guǒ
if
dà-jiā
everyone; everybody
dǎ-suàn
to plan; the plan
zhèng-zài
right in the middle of (doing something)
zhǎo
to find; to look for
yí-ge
one of (something)
shēng-huó
life
dì-fāng
place
nàme...
in that case...
jìdé
to remember
yí-dìng
surely, definitely
yì-xiē
some
zhème
like this; so
the most
xǐhuān
to like
nálǐ
where
méi cuò
that's right
hái-shì
still, nevertheless
wǒ juédé
I think (that)...
also
wán-měi
perfect
dāng-rán bú-shì
of course not
méiyǒu
don't have; there isn't; there aren't
yóudiǎn...
to be a little bit…
to follow
zhèlǐ
here
qíng-kuàng
situation; circumstances
wèi shén-me?
why?
zhī-qián
before
dàn-shì
but
again
xiàn-dài
modern
rén-jiā
a particular person or general other people (except for the speaker and the listener)
xiàn-zài
now
hěn-dūo
a lot of
bàn-fǎ
method
again
jī chǎng
the airport
wán quán
totally, completely
gēn-běn
fundamental; at all; radically
bú yòng
not have to, no need
to stop
wèn-tí
problem; question
zhè-ge
this one
zuó-tiān
yesterday
wǒ qù
(slang) damn!
shìchǎng
market
bái-cài
cabbage
qián
money
shuí-guǒ
fruits
qíshí
actually; in fact
zhè yàng
this way, like this
who
hào-qí
curious
kě-néng
possibility; possible
yīn-wèi
because
half
shūfu
comfortable
ér qiě
and also
sān-yuè
March
朋友
friend
to understand
suó-yǐ
so; therefore
yícì
once
... time(s)
yǒu-kòng
free; available
zhēn-de
really
hǎo le
it's done
měi-ge
every one
fáng-jiān
room
yì-jiàn
opinion; objection
zháo jí
hurry, worry
fángzi
house
ér-shì
but
hundred
dì-yī
first
……de-shí-hou
when ... (in statements)
dì-èr
second (ordinal number)
gèng-hǎo
better
fā-xiàn
to discover
wú-fǎ
unable
gǎn jué
feelings
shāng chǎng
department store
yí-duàn
measure word for periods of time; lengths of thread etc.
shì-qíng
matter
búyào!
don't!
xū-yào
to need
sān-shí
thirty; 30
gèngjiā
more

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