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wú nài
adj./v. helpless; cannot help it, can not avoid it
Other meanings
[wú nài]   conj. however (used at the beginning of a sentence, indicating that because of a certain reason the intention mentioned in the previous sentence cannot be realized, bearing the tone of "what a pity!")
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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.
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wú nài de biǎo qíng
nphr. resigned expression
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sān míng duì yuán dōu shòu shāng le wǒ men wú nài de shū le zhè cháng bǐ sài
phr. With three players injured, we became resigned to losing the game.
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tā chū yú wú nài , zhǐ néng ràng bù
phr. He had no choice but to give in.
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wǒ yì tái tóu jiù kàn dào tā wú nài de biǎo qíng
phr. When I looked up, I saw his resigned expression.