English Sentence:

The mishap happened in a short span of time.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



zhe4 qi3 yi4 wai4 shi4 gu4 zai4 zhuan3 shun4 jian1 fa1 sheng1.

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1. this 2. these 3. such

Here: this

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1. to rise, to raise, to get up 2. to start, to initiate (action), to launch 3. since (timing) 4. (a measure word for occurrences or events)

Here: (a measure word for occurrences or events)

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yì wài shì gù

accident, contingency

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1. in, at, on 2. located at 3. at the moment (ongoing action) 4. to be, to exist 5. (an indicator of location or time)

Here: in, at, on

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zhuǎn shùn jiān

in a flash, swiftly

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發生   发生

fā shēng

to happen, to occur

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