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shí jiān
n. time

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
shí jì shí jiān
phr. actual time, actual hour
gōng zuò shí jiān
phr. working time
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xiàn zài yín háng rén hěn duō , nǐ xū yào déng hěn cháng shí jiān .
phr. Nowadays there are so many people in the bank that you have to wait a long time.
yíng yè shí jiān
phr. banking hours, business hours, shop hours
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dà gài duō cháng shí jiān néng dào nàr ?
phr. Approximately, how long does it take to get there?
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wǒ gāng shōu dào yì fēng xìn , hái méi yǒu shí jiān kàn ne .
phr. I just received a letter, and had no time to read it.
jiāo huò shí jiān
phr. delivery time
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xiàn zài wǒ méi yǒu shí jiān .
phr. I don't have time now.
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cuò kāi gōng zuò shí jiān yǐ bì miǎn jiāo tōng yōng dǔ .
phr. Stagger the working time to avoid the heavy traffic.
gǎn shí jiān
phr. be in a hurry
yè yú shí jiān
n. leisure time
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zhè zuò qiáo huā le shí nián shí jiān cái jiàn chéng .
phr. It took ten years to build this bridge.
méi shí jiān
phr. to have no time
huā shí jiān
phr. spend time; take time
yuē shí jiān
phr. to appoint a time, to set a time as appoinment
chōu shí jiān
phr. take out some time, find some time (to do something)
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shí jiān guō de zhēn kuài
phr. Time flies so fast! How fast time flies!
duō shao shí jiān
phr. how long (time), how much time
zhuā jǐn shí jiān
phr. make the best use of one's time
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shí jiān guò de zhēn kuài , xiàn zài wó yǐ jīng shàng xiǎo sān le .
phr. Time passed so quickly. Now I'm studying in the third grade in elementary school.
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zhè duàn shí jiān wó hěn máng .
phr. Recently I've been very busy.
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shí jiān kě huà jiě yí qiè chóu hèn
phr. Time can dissolve all the hatred.
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jīn tiān méi yǒu shí jiān le .
phr. There is no time today.
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zuì jìn xué xí hěn máng , dōu méi shí jiān gěi fù mú dǎ diàn huà .
phr. (I) have been very busy lately with studying; (I) don't have time to call my parents at all.