English Sentence:

I need time to give some thought to the matter.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



wo3 xu1 yao4 shi2 jian1 dui4 ci3 shi4 xiang2 jia1 si1 kao3 yi2 xia4.

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

Here: I

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需要   需要

xū yào

1. to need, to require 2. to have to

Here: to need, to require

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時間   时间

shí jiān

1. time 2. period, duration

Here: time, period, duration

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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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1. this, these 2. here

Here: this, these

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1. thing, matter, affair 2. job, work

Here: thing, matter, affair

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detailed, comprehensive

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1. to add 2. to join 3. plus

Here: to add

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思考   思考

sī kǎo

to reflect on, to ponder over, to think

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一下   一下

yí xià

1. a moment, a short while 2. all of a sudden, all at once 3. to give sth a go, to do sth for a bit

Here: a moment, a short while

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