yí xià zi
adv. in a short while; all at once
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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láo shǔ yí xià zi zuān jìn dòng lǐ qù le
phr. The mouse dove fast into its hole.
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tā yí xià zi liú le hěn duō xiě .
phr. He lost a lot of blood within a short while.
jiā lǐ yí xià zi ān jìng duō le
phr. suddenly it's much quieter at home