English Sentence:

The boss wants to use this computer later.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

老闆等一下要用這台電腦。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

老板等一下要用这台电脑。

Pinyin:

lao3 ban3 deng3 yi2 xia4 yao4 yong4 zhe4 tai2 dian4 nao3.

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Words used:

老闆   老板

lǎo bǎn

boss, business proprietor

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等一下
等一下

děng yí xià

1. later 2. Wait a moment!

Here: later

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yào

1. to want, would like to 2. have to, must 3. important, vital 4. to ask for, to request 5. will, be going to (future tense)

Here: to want, would like to

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yòng

1. to use 2. (usually in the negative) to need, to have to 3. to eat or drink 4. expense, outlay 5. usefulness 6. to employ

Here: to use

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zhè

1. this 2. these 3. such

Here: this

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tái

1. platform, stage 2. (a measure word for electronic products, cars) 3. (short for Taiwan or Taiwanese) 4. channel (TV), station 5. tower, lookout 6. support, stand, base 7. (suffix conveying respect for the addressee) 8. Tai (Chinese surname)

Here: (a measure word for electronic products, cars)

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電腦   电脑

diàn nǎo

computer

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