English Sentence:

You can't judge a book by its cover!

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



bu4 neng2 gen1 ju4 feng1 mian4 lai2 pan4 duan4 yi1 ben3 shu1.

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不能   不能

bù néng

1. cannot, unable to 2. cannot, must not, should not

Here: cannot, unable to

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根據   根据

gēn jù

1. according to, based on 2. basis, cause, foundation

Here: according to, based on

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封面   封面

fēng miàn

cover, front cover, cover page

Here: cover, cover page

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1. to come 2. in order to 3. to take place, to crop up 4. to have 5. future, coming, next 6. (used to replace another verb) 7. (used with to express capability) 8. ever since

Here: in order to

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判斷   判断

pàn duàn

to judge, to determine

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1. one, 1 2. as soon as 3. single, alone 4. each, every 5. same, identical

Here: one, 1

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1. root, origin, source, basis 2. (a measure word for books, albums, magazines) 3. this, the current 4. one's (the speaker's) own 5. capital, principal 6. edition, version, copy 7. originally, initially 8. here, this very

Here: (a measure word for books, albums, magazines)

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1. book 2. (old use) letter 3. document 4. (old use) to write

Here: book

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