English Sentence:

This bridge was built 10 years ago.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

這座橋是十年前建造的。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

这座桥是十年前建造的。

Pinyin:

zhe4 zuo4 qiao2 shi4 shi2 nian2 qian2 jian4 zao4 de5.

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zhè

1. this 2. these 3. such

Here: this

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zuò

1. seat, stand 2. (a measure word for immovable objects such as islands, mountains, buildings) 3. base, place 4. constellation

Here: (a measure word for bridges)

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qiáo

a bridge

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shì

1. yes 2. to be (is, are, am, was, were) 3. (formal) that 4. is

Here: was

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十年   十年

shí nián

ten years

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qián

1. front 2. ago, before 3. ahead 4. previous, former 5. forward

Here: before

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建造   建造

jiàn zào

to construct, to build

Here: to build

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de

1. of (possessive particle) 2. (adjectival ending) 3. (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis) 4. (used to form a nominal expression)

Here: (adjectival ending)

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