English Sentence:

Many drug addicts turn to crime to fund their habits.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

許多有毒癮的人會靠犯罪來籌錢買毒品。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

许多有毒瘾的人会靠犯罪来筹钱买毒品。

Pinyin:

xu3 duo1 you3 du2 yin3 de5 ren2 hui4 kao4 fan4 zui4 lai2 chou2 qian2 mai3 du2 pin3.

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許多   许多

xǔ duō

many, a lot of

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yǒu

1. to have 2. to own 3. there is, there are 4. to be, to exist

Here: to have

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毒癮   毒瘾

dú yǐn

drug addiction

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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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rén

people, person, human being

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huì

1. will (indicating future) 2. be likely to, be sure to 3. can, to be able to 4. to meet (someone) 5. to meet together, to assemble 6. meeting, conference 7. to understand, to know 8. association, group, congress

Here: can, be able to

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kào

1. to lean against 2. to depend on 3. near, by 4. support 5. to trust 6. (swear word)

Here: to lean against, depend on, by, against, to support

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犯罪   犯罪

fàn zuì

1. to commit a crime 2. crime

Here: to commit a crime or offense

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lái

1. to come 2. in order to 3. to take place, to crop up 4. to have 5. future, coming, next 6. (used to replace another verb) 7. (used with to express capability) 8. ever since

Here: in order to

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籌錢   筹钱

chóu qián

to raise money

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mǎi

to buy

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毒品   毒品

dú pǐn

drugs, narcotics (e.g. cannabis, cocaine)

Here: drugs (e.g. cannabis, cocaine)

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