English Sentence:

How do you normally kill time while waiting for the train?

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



deng3 huo3 che1 de5 shi2 hou4 ni3 tong1 chang2 zen3 yang4 da3 fa1 shi2 jian1?

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1. to wait 2. etc 3. grade, rank, class 4. equal to, same as

Here: to wait, await

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火車   火车

huǒ chē

a train

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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: of (possessive particle)

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時候   时候

shí hòu

moment, time

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1. you (male) 2. your (male)

Here: you (male)

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通常   通常

tōng cháng

1. ordinary, regular, usual 2. usually, normally, generally

Here: usually, normally, generally

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怎樣   怎样

zěn yàng

1. how, why 2. What?, What's up?

Here: how, why

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打發   打发

dǎ fā

1. to dismiss, to send away 2. to pass the time

Here: to pass the time

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時間   时间

shí jiān

1. time 2. period, duration

Here: time, period, duration

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