English Sentence:

Please turn off the light.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



qing3 ba3 deng1 guan1 diao4.

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Words used:



1. please 2. to request 3. to treat (e.g. to a meal or drink) 4. to employ, to hire 5. to invite

Here: please, to request

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1. (a particle which marks the following noun as a direct object) 2. to grasp, to take hold of 3. a bundle, a handful 4. (a measure word for objects with a handle, for small objects: handful) 5. handle

Here: (a particle)

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lamp, light

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guān diào

to turn off, to switch off

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