English Sentence:

He thought it was unnecessary to waste time, so he just quit the job.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



ta1 jue2 de5 mei2 bi4 yao4 lang4 fei4 shi2 jian1, suo3 xing4 jiu4 ci2 diao4 le5 na4 fen4 gong1 zuo4.

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1. he 2. him 3. his 4. other, some other

Here: he

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覺得   觉得

jué de

1. to feel 2. to think

Here: to think

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1. have not 2. not (negative prefix for verbs)

Here: not (negative prefix for verbs)

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必要   必要

bì yào

necessary, essential, required

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làng fèi shí jiān

1. to waste time 2. waste of time

Here: to waste time

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索性   索性

suǒ xìng

might as well, simply, just

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1. then, just, right away 2. to approach, to move towards 3. to accomplish 4. to undertake, to engage in 5. as early as, already 6. in that case 7. as many as 8. even if 9. to suffer, subjected to 10. to go with (foods) 11. with regard to, concerning

Here: then, just, right away

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辭掉   辞掉

cí diào

1. to quit (a job), to resign (a post) 2. to sack (an employee)

Here: to quit (a job), to resign (a post)

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1. (particle signifying the change of situation) 2. (completed action marker) 3. (a filler word without any meaning)

Here: (completed action marker)

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1. that, those 2. then, in that case 3. there 4. it 5. which

Here: that, those

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1. portion, share, copy 2. (a measure word for dishes, newspapers, jobs, copies) 3. duty 4. degree, extent, level, standard

Here: (a measure word for dishes, newspapers, jobs, copies)

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工作   工作

gōng zuò

1. job, work 2. to work

Here: job, work

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