English Sentence:

That author's new book didn't go down well with the readers.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

讀者對那個作家的新書反應不佳。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

读者对那个作家的新书反应不佳。

Pinyin:

du2 zhe3 dui4 na4 ge5 zuo4 jia1 de5 xin1 shu1 fan3 ying4 bu4 jia1.

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讀者   读者

dú zhě

reader

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duì

1. for, to 2. right, correct 3. a couple, a pair 4. opposite position, facing 5. to match together 6. to adjust 7. to fit, to suit 8. (a measure word for couples or pairs of objects or people) 9. to answer, to reply

Here: for, to

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那個   那个

nà ge

that, that one

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作家   作家

zuò jiā

author, writer

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de

1. of, ~'s (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, 's (possessive particle)

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xīn

1. new 2. newly

Here: new

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shū

1. book 2. (old use) letter 3. document 4. (old use) to write

Here: book

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反應   反应

fǎn yìng

1. reaction, response 2. to react, to respond

Here: reaction, response

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不佳   不佳

bù jiā

not good

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