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hòu lái
n. later, afterwards

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.
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yǐ qián wǒ jiā hěn qióng hòu lái kāi le yì jiā fù shí shāng diàn jiù màn màn fù qǐ lái le
phr. My family was very poor, but slowly got rich after opening a non-staple food store.
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yǐ qián wǒ hé tā yì qǐ zhù , hòu lái tā bān dào wài mian qù le .
phr. I used to live together with him, but later he moved out.
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tā qián qī de gōng zuò wèi hòu lái de chéng gōng diàn dìng le jī chǔ .
phr. Her earlier work established the basis for her later success.
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tā qǐ xiān hěn bù yòng gōng , hòu lái cái fā fèn dú shū .
phr. He had not been diligent previously, but later he worked very hard.
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hòu lái tā táo dào měi guó , zài nà shēng huó le shí nián
phr. Later, he fled to America, where he lived for ten years.