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yǐ lái
par. since, from

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

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.
EXAMPLES
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cháng jiú yǐ lái, zài zhè ge guān diǎn shang, wǒ men zǒng shì zhàn zài yì biān .
phr. For a long while, we've stood on the same side in this issue.
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tā shēng bìng yǐ lái wèi kǒu jiù bú dà hǎo
phr. He's been a bit off his oats since he was ill.
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gǎi gé kāi fàng yǐ lái, zhōng guó zhèng fǔ yì zhí gǔ lì zhōng wài hé zuò bàn xué .
phr. Since reforming and opening up, Sino-foreign jointly run schools have been always encouraged by the Chinese government.
yóu shí yǐ lái
phr. since the beginning of history
zì gú yǐ lái
phr. since ancient times
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zì cóng tā zhǎng quán yǐ lái, rén mín de shēng huó jiù kǔ bù kān yán
phr. Since he came into power, people have been suffering untold misery and hardship.
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cóng ... yǐ lái
phr. ever since...until now
yǒu shēng yǐ lái
phr. ever since one's birth, in one's entire life
wǒ yì zhōu zhī hòu ké yǐ lái shàng bān
phr. I can come to work in a week.
yì zhí yǐ lái
phr. all the time, since always