English Sentence:

The new mayor's comments did little to mollify the protestors.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

新市長的評論未能安撫抗議人士。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

新市长的评论未能安抚抗议人士。

Pinyin:

xin1 shi4 zhang3 de5 ping2 lun4 wei4 neng2 an1 fu3 kang4 yi4 ren2 shi4.

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xīn

1. new 2. newly

Here: new

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市長   市长

shì zhǎng

mayor

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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: of (possessive particle)

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評論   评论

píng lùn

1. to comment on, to discuss, to review 2. comment, commentary

Here: comment

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未能   未能

wèi néng

cannot, fail to, unable to

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安撫   安抚

ān fǔ

to placate, to pacify, to appease

Here: to placate, to pacify, to appease, to mollify

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抗議人士
抗议人士

kàng yì rén shì

protestor

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