English Sentence:

He is an alcoholic, it's very difficult to change that.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

他是一個酒鬼, 很難改變。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

他是一个酒鬼, 很难改变。


ta1 shi4 yi2 ge5 jiu3 gui3, hen3 nan2 gai3 bian4.

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

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1. yes 2. to be (is, are, am, was, were) 3. (formal) that

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1. one, 1 (2nd tone, used in Taiwan) 2. as soon as

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Mainland Pronunciation:

1. piece, individual 2. (a measure word for people or objects) 3. (a numerary adjunct)

Here: (a measure word for people)

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酒鬼   酒鬼

jiǔ guǐ

alcoholic, drunkard

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very, quite

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改變   改变

gǎi biàn

to change, to alter

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