English Sentence:

Are you better off than you were four years ago?

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

你們比四年前過得更好嗎?

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

你们比四年前过得更好吗?

Pinyin:

ni3 men5 bi3 si4 nian2 qian2 guo4 de5 geng4 hao3 ma5?

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Words used:

你們   你们

nǐ men

you (plural)

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1. to compare, to contrast 2. ratio 3. to gesture (with hands) 4. to (score)

Here: to compare, to contrast

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四年   四年

sì nián

four years, 4 years

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qián

1. front 2. ago, before 3. ahead 4. previous, former 5. forward

Here: ago, before

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guò

1. (experienced action marker) 2. to go over, to pass, to cross 3. to live, to get along 4. to spend time, to pass time 5. fault, mistake

Here: to live, to get along

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de

(a particle used after a verb)

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更好   更好

gèng hǎo

better, more

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ma

(particle indicating a question)

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