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

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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

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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