English Sentence:

The strike was called off at the last minute.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

罷工在最後一刻取消了。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

罢工在最后一刻取消了。

Pinyin:

ba4 gong1 zai4 zui4 hou4 yi2 ke4 qu3 xiao1 le5.

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Words used:

罷工   罢工

bà gōng

1. a strike 2. to go on strike

Here: a strike, to go on strike

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zài

1. in, at, on 2. located at 3. at the moment (ongoing action) 4. to be, to exist 5. (an indicator of location or time)

Here: in, at, on

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最後   最后

zuì hòu

1. final, ultimate, last 2. finally, eventually, in the end

Here: final, ultimate, last

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1. one, 1 (2nd tone, used in Taiwan) 2. as soon as 3. single 4. whole, entire, all, throughout 5. (indicating that the action has occurred only once or the intention to try) 6. for the first time, at the beginning

Here: one, 1 (2nd tone, used in Taiwan)

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1. moment 2. quarter of hour (15 minutes) 3. acrimonious 4. intentionally, deliberately 5. to carve, to engrave, to cut 6. oppressive 7. (a measure word for short time intervals) 8. to rigorously demand 9. to restrict, to limit 10. assiduous, diligent

Here: moment

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取消   取消

qǔ xiāo

to cancel

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le

1. (particle signifying the change of situation) 2. (completed action marker) 3. (a filler word without any meaning)

Here: (particle signifying the change of situation)

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