English Sentence:

The organization did not want to make a fuss over such a trivial matter.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

該組織不想為這點小事小題大作。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

该组织不想为这点小事小题大作。

Pinyin:

gai1 zu3 zhi1 bu4 xiang3 wei4 zhe4 dian3 xiao3 shi4 xiao3 ti2 da4 zuo4.

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gāi

1. should 2. that, the above-mentioned

Here: that, the above-mentioned

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組織   组织

zǔ zhī

1. organization, organized system 2. to organize 3. tissue (cells)

Here: organization, organized system

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not, no (4th tone)

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xiǎng

1. to think 2. to suppose 3. to want, would like to 4. to miss 5. to wonder

Here: to want, would like to

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wèi

1. because of 2. in order to 3. for

Here: because of

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zhè

1. this 2. these 3. such

Here: this

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diǎn

1. to order (food in a restaurant), to choose 2. o'clock 3. some, a little bit 4. point, spot, drop 5. (a measure word for aspect, item) 6. to light, to kindle 7. to click 8. to check, to count 9. snack 10. to touch briefly 11. to nod 12. to point out

Here: a little bit

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小事   小事

xiǎo shì

trivial matter, small thing

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小題大作
小题大作

xiǎo tí dà zuò

[disapproving] to make much ado about nothing, to make a fuss over a trifle

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