English Sentence:

I made a terrible mistake.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



wo3 fan4 le5 yi2 ge5 da4 cuo4.

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Words used:


1. I 2. me 3. my 4. our

Here: I

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1. to offend, to violate 2. criminal 3. to infringe on, to attack, to encroach 4. to happen, to break out 5. to brave, to face, to withstand 6. to make a mistake 7. recurrence (of mistake or something bad)

Here: to commit something wrong or bad, to violate

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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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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. piece 2. (a measure word for people or objects)

Here: (a measure word for mistakes)

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大錯   大错

dà cuò

big mistake

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