English Sentence:

Eating a steak dinner in Mumbai could land you in prison for up to five years.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

在孟買晚餐吃客牛排可能讓你吃上五年牢飯。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

在孟买晚餐吃客牛排可能让你吃上五年牢饭。

Pinyin:

zai4 meng4 mai3 wan3 can1 chi1 ke4 niu2 pai2 ke3 neng2 rang4 ni3 chi1 shang4 wu3 nian2 lao2 fan4.

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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: in, at, on

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孟買   孟买

mèng mǎi

Mumbai (formerly called Bombay)

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晚餐   晚餐

wǎn cān

dinner, supper

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chī

to eat

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1. visitor, guest 2. customer 3. a person in a special pursuit 4. (a measure word for steak meals)

Here: (a measure word for steak meals)

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牛排   牛排

niú pái

steak, beef steak

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可能   可能

kě néng

1. possible, probable 2. possibility, probability 3. maybe, perhaps

Here: possible, probable

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ràng

1. to let 2. to permit 3. to make sb do sth

Here: to cause or to make someone do sth

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

Here: you (male)

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吃牢飯
吃牢饭

chī láo fàn

[Taiwan only] to do prison time

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shàng

1. on top of, above, on, up 2. previous 3. to go up, to go to 4. according to 5. to attend (class, school) 6. superior, better 7. to install 8. to apply 9. to forge ahead 10. to fall, to get onto

Here: according to

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five, 5

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nián

1. year 2. age, a person's age

Here: year

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吃牢飯
吃牢饭

chī láo fàn

[Taiwan only] to do prison time

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