English Sentence:

After being sentenced, he served in jail for seven years.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

他被判刑後坐了七年的牢。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

他被判刑后坐了七年的牢。

Pinyin:

ta1 bei4 pan4 xing2 hou4 zuo4 le5 qi1 nian2 de5 lao2.

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

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bèi

1. (passive indicator) 2. quilt, duvet

Here: (passive indicator)

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判刑   判刑

pàn xíng

1. to sentence 2. sentence (prison)

Here: to sentence

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hòu

1. after, later 2. back, behind, rear 3. afterwards 4. offspring

Here: after, afterwards, later

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zuò

1. to sit 2. to go by, to take (plane, train or bus)

Here: to sit

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le

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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七年   七年

qī nián

seven years

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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: of, (particle)

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láo

1. firm, tight 2. jail, prison 3. sty, pen, fold

Here: jail, prison

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