English Sentence:

My ex-colleague is doing the equivalent job in the new company but for more money.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



wo3 de5 qian2 tong2 shi4 zai4 xin1 gong1 si1 zuo4 tong2 yang4 de5 gong1 zuo4, dan4 xin1 shui3 bi3 yi3 qian2 gao1.

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我的   我的

wǒ de

1. my 2. mine

Here: my

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1. front 2. ago, before 3. ahead 4. previous, former 5. forward

Here: previous, former

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同事   同事

tóng shì


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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: in, at, on

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1. new 2. newly

Here: new

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公司   公司

gōng sī

company, firm, corporation

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1. to make, to produce 2. to do 3. to work 4. to be, to become 5. to serve as, to be used for 6. to pretend

Here: to make, to do, to produce

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同樣   同样

tóng yàng

same, equivalent

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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: (adjectival ending)

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工作   工作

gōng zuò

1. job, work 2. to work

Here: job, work

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but, yet, however

Here: but, however

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薪水   薪水

xīn shuǐ

salary, wage

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1. to compare, to contrast 2. ratio 3. to gesture (with hands) 4. to (score)

Here: to compare

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以前   以前

yǐ qián

1. formerly, previous 2. before

Here: before, formerly, previous

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1. tall, high 2. Gao (Chinese surname) 3. loud 4. of high level, above average

Here: high

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