English Sentence:

I need to get away from nine-to-five jobs for a little while.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

我需要跟朝九晚五的工作暫別一段時間。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

我需要跟朝九晚五的工作暂别一段时间。

Pinyin:

wo3 xu1 yao4 gen1 zhao1 jiu3 wan3 wu3 de5 gong1 zuo4 zhan4 bie2 yi2 duan4 shi2 jian1.

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

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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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gēn

1. with 2. heel 3. to follow, to go 4. and

Here: with

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朝九晚五
朝九晚五

zhāo jiǔ wǎn wǔ

nine-to-five, 9-to-5

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de

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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暫別   暂别

zhàn bié

temporary separation

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1. one, 1 (2nd tone, used in Taiwan) 2. as soon as 3. single 4. whole, entire, all, throughout 5. (indicating that the action has occurred only once or the intention to try) 6. for the first time, at the beginning

Here: one, 1 (2nd tone, used in Taiwan)

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duàn

1. segment, section, paragraph 2. (a measure word for period of time, length of distance, marriage or relationship) 3. stage (of a process) 4. Duan (Chinese surname)

Here: (a measure word for period of time, length of distance, marriage or relationship)

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時間   时间

shí jiān

1. time 2. period, duration

Here: time

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