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yuán yīn
n. reason, cause
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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wǒ tài bèn le zhè cì cè yàn yòu bù jí gé bù dé bù fēn xī yí xià yuán yīn le
phr. I was stupid and did not pass the test this time, I have no choice but have to analyse the reasons.
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fǎ guó yóu yú qì hòu de yuán yīn shèng chǎn shì jiè zuì hǎo de pú tao jiǔ
phr. Thanks to its ideal climate, France produces the best wine in the world.
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lǔ xùn zài tā de dì yī bù xiǎo shuō jí nà hǎn de xù zhōng jiǎng shù le tā qì yī cóng wén de yuán yīn .
phr. Lu Xun in his well-known preface to the first collection of his short stories tells the story of why he gave up completing his medical education.
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yóu yú ào yùn huì de yuán yīn, zhè gè chéng shì qù nián lǚ yóu yè de háng qíng fēi cháng hǎo .
phr. The travel market in this city improved dramatically last year because of the Olympics.
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yīn wèi tiān qì yuán yīn, jì zhě zhāo dài huì bù néng zhào cháng jǔ xíng .
phr. Because of the weather problem, the press conference cannot be held as usual.
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lǐ jiào shòu zhǐ chū le chū xiàn zhè zhǒng zhuàng kuàng de yuán yīn .
phr. Professor Li pointed out the reason for this situation.
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qì chē fèi qì shì zào chéng kōng qì wū rǎn de zhǔ yào yuán yīn zhī yī .
phr. The exhaust from cars is one main reason for air pollution.
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èr yǎng huà tàn de zēng duō shì dǎo zhì quán qiú biàn nuǎn de zhǔ yào yuán yīn .
phr. Increasing carbon dioxide is the main cause for global warming.
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tā yīn wèi shēn tǐ yuán yīn bù néng chū tíng .
phr. Because of health problems he was unable to appear in court.
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qì chē wěi qì shì dà qì wū rǎn de zhǔ yào yuán yīn .
phr. The auto-exhaust is the main cause for atmosphere pollution.
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yóu yú gōng zuò de yuán yīn, tā xū yào gēn bù tóng de rén dǎ jiāo dào .
phr. He needs to make contacts with different kinds of people due to his work.
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wǒ cān jiā yóu xué de yuán yīn shì xiǎng tí gāo zì jǐ de yīng yú shuǐ píng
phr. The reason why I took part in the learning tour was that I wanted to improve my English level.
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tā bǎ yuán yīn jiě shì de hěn qīng chu .
phr. He explained the reason very clearly.
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wó yǐ jīng zhǎo chū wèn tí de yuán yīn le .
phr. I have found the cause of the problem.
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ài qíng shì jié hūn de zhòng yào yuán yīn .
phr. Love is an important reason for getting married.