English Sentence:

How can you tell if a politician is lying? His lips are moving.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

要怎麼看政客是否在說謊?他的嘴巴在動。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

要怎么看政客是否在说谎?他的嘴巴在动。

Pinyin:

yao4 zen3 me5 kan4 zheng4 ke4 shi4 fou3 zai4 shuo1 huang3? ta1 de5 zui3 ba1 zai4 dong4.

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yào

1. to want, would like to 2. have to, must 3. important, vital 4. to ask for, to request 5. will, be going to (future tense)

Here: to want, would like to

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怎麼   怎么

zěn me

1. How? 2. What? 3. Why? 4. much

Here: How?

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kàn

1. to look, to see 2. to watch 3. to read 4. to regard as

Here: to look, to see, to watch

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政客   政客

zhèng kè

politician

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是否   是否

shì fǒu

whether or not

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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: at the moment (ongoing action)

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說謊   说谎

shuō huǎng

to lie, to tell a lie

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他的   他的

tā de

his

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嘴巴   嘴巴

zuǐ bā

mouth

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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: at the moment (ongoing action)

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dòng

1. to move 2. to have (an operation)

Here: to move

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