English Sentence:

Cost of living in London is very high.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

住倫敦的生活開銷很大。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

住伦敦的生活开销很大。

Pinyin:

zhu4 lun2 dun1 de5 sheng1 huo2 kai1 xiao1 hen3 da4.

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Words used:

 

zhù

1. to live, to reside 2. to stop, to cease 3. (suffix indicating firmness, steadiness, or coming to a halt)

Here: to live, to reside

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倫敦   伦敦

lún dūn

London (capital of Great Britain)

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de

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: (adjectival ending)

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生活   生活

shēng huó

1. living, life 2. to live 3. livelihood

Here: living, life

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開銷   开销

kāi xiāo

costs, expenses

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hěn

very, quite

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[polite] 1. big, great, large 2. major, main 3. oldest, eldest 4. (polite) your or your esteemed 5. age 6. in an extreme manner, greatly 7. short for university (used only in the abbreviation of the name) 8. mature, grown up 9. well-known, successful

Here: big, great, large

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