English Sentence:

In comparison to Dan Brown's previous books, the new one is much better.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

相較之下,丹布朗這本新書比以前寫得都好。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

相较之下,丹布朗这本新书比以前写得都好。

Pinyin:

xiang1 jiao4 zhi1 xia4, dan1 bu4 lang3 zhe4 ben3 xin1 shu1 bi3 yi3 qian2 xie3 de5 dou1 hao3.

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相較之下
相较之下

xiāng jiào zhī xià

in / by contrast

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dān

1. Dan (name) 2. pellet 3. red, cinnabar

Here: Dan (name)

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布朗   布朗

bù lǎng

Brown (name)

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zhè

1. this 2. these 3. such

Here: this

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běn

1. root, origin, source, basis 2. (a measure word for books, albums, magazines) 3. this, the current 4. one's (the speaker's) own 5. capital, principal 6. edition, version, copy 7. originally, initially 8. here, this very

Here: (a measure word for books, albums, magazines)

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xīn

1. new 2. newly

Here: new

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shū

1. book 2. (old use) letter 3. document 4. (old use) to write

Here: book

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1. to compare, to contrast 2. ratio 3. to gesture (with hands) 4. to (score)

Here: to compare, to contrast

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以前   以前

yǐ qián

1. formerly, previous 2. before

Here: formerly, previous

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xiě

to write

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de

(a particle used after a verb, or adjective as main verb, linking it to following phrase indicating effect, degree, possibility)

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dōu

1. all, entirely 2. each 3. both

Here: all, entirely

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hǎo

1. good, nice, fine 2. very, so 3. (suffix indicating completion or readiness) 4. OK! 5. well, proper 6. good to, easy to 7. (of two people) close, on intimate terms 8. (after a personal pronoun) hello

Here: good, nice, fine

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