English Sentence:

Prince Charles originally could have made a bigger effort to save his marriage.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

查爾斯王子原本可以更努力來挽救這段婚姻。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

查尔斯王子原本可以更努力来挽救这段婚姻。

Pinyin:

cha2 er3 si1 wang2 zi3 yuan2 ben3 ke3 yi3 geng4 nu3 li4 lai2 wan3 jiu4 zhe4 duan4 hun1 yin1.

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查爾斯
查尔斯

chá ěr sī

Charles

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王子   王子

wáng zǐ

prince

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原本   原本

yuán běn

1. original 2. originally

Here: originally

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可以   可以

kě yǐ

1. can, may, could, to be able to 2. all right, OK, will do

Here: can, may, could

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更努力
更努力

gèng nǔ lì

to work harder, to put in more effort

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lái

1. to come 2. in order to 3. to take place, to crop up 4. to have 5. future, coming, next 6. (used to replace another verb) 7. (used with to express capability) 8. ever since

Here: in order to

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挽救   挽救

wǎn jiù

to save, to rescue, to remedy

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zhè

1. this 2. these 3. such

Here: this, these

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duàn

1. segment, section, paragraph 2. (a measure word for period of time, length of distance, marriage or relationship) 3. stage (of a process) 4. Duan (Chinese surname) 5. (sports) grade, level (in chess, martial arts, etc)

Here: (a measure word for period of time, marriage or relationship)

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婚姻   婚姻

hūn yīn

marriage, matrimony, wedding

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