English Sentence:

When the famous footballer walked into the restaurant, everyone did a double take.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

當那知名的足球員走進餐廳,所有的人都多看兩眼。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

当那知名的足球员走进餐厅,所有的人都多看两眼。

Pinyin:

dang1 na4 zhi1 ming2 de5 zu2 qiu2 yuan2 zou3 jin4 can1 ting1, suo3 you3 de5 ren2 dou1 duo1 kan4 liang3 yan3.

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dāng

1. when, just at, during 2. to be, to serve as, to act as 3. to manage, to withstand 4. to take one's turn 5. ought, should 6. current 7. to face, to turn towards 8. to match equally, to equal, to be equal to 9. to treat something/someone as

Here: when, just at, during

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1. that, those 2. then, in that case 3. there 4. it 5. which

Here: that, it, those, which

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知名   知名

zhī míng

well known, famous

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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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足球員
足球员

zú qiú yuán

football player

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走進   走进

zǒu jìn

to walk in, to walk into, to enter

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餐廳   餐厅

cān tīng

1. restaurant 2. dining hall, dining room

Here: restaurant, dining hall, dining room

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所有   所有

suǒ yǒu

all

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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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rén

people, person, human being

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dōu

1. all, entirely 2. each 3. both

Here: all, entirely

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duō

1. much, many, a lot 2. surplus, excess 3. more than, over 4. more, much more

Here: more, much more

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kàn

1. to look, to see 2. to watch 3. to read 4. to regard as

Here: to look, to see, to watch

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liǎng

1. two, 2 2. both 3. a unit of weight equal to 50 grams 4. tael (Chinese system of weights & currency)

Here: two, 2

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yǎn

1. eye 2. a glance 3. an aperture, a hole

Here: a glance

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