English Sentence:

Clothes from famous brands are very expensive, but normally very durable.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

名牌的衣服很貴, 不過通常很耐穿。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

名牌的衣服很贵, 不过通常很耐穿。


ming2 pai2 de5 yi1 fu2 hen3 gui4, bu4 guo4 tong1 chang2 hen3 nai4 chuan1.

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名牌   名牌

míng pái

1. famous brand, well-known brand 2. nameplate

Here: famous brand, well-known brand

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1. of (possessive particle) 2. (adjectival ending) 3. (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis) 4. (used to form a nominal expression)

Here: of (possessive particle)

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衣服   衣服

yī fú

clothing, clothes, apparel

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很貴   很贵

hěn guì

very expensive

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不過   不过

bù guò

1. but, however 2. only, merely, no more than 3. cannot be more (after adjectival)

Here: but, however

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通常   通常

tōng cháng

1. ordinary, regular, usual 2. usually, normally, generally

Here: usually, normally, generally

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very, quite

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耐穿   耐穿

nài chuān

1. to stand wear, to wear well 2. durable, hard-wearing, long-wearing

Here: durable, hard-wearing, long-wearing

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