Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: dei3
Zhuyin: ㄉㄟˇ
English Meaning: to have to, need to, must
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他迷路了,得找個人問路。
他迷路了,得找个人问路。
ta1 mi2 lu4 le5, dei3 zhao3 ge5 ren2 wen4 lu4.
He was lost and had to ask somebody for directions.
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我妹妹常得把工作帶回家做。
我妹妹常得把工作带回家做。
wo3 mei4 mei5 chang2 dei3 ba3 gong1 zuo4 dai4 hui2 jia1 zuo4.
Often my sister has to take her work home.
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我的襪子破了一個洞,明天我得買雙新的!
我的袜子破了一个洞,明天我得买双新的!
wo3 de5 wa4 zi5 po4 le5 yi2 ge5 dong4, ming2 tian1 wo3 dei3 mai3 shuang1 xin1 de5!
There is a hole in my sock, tomorrow I'll need to buy a new pair!
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我得休息了。
我得休息了。
wo3 dei3 xiu1 xi2 le5.
I have to rest.
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我得換新護照。
我得换新护照。
wo3 dei3 huan4 xin1 hu4 zhao4.
I need to renew my passport.
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我得做完作業後才能走。
我得做完作业后才能走。
wo3 dei3 zuo4 wan2 zuo4 ye4 hou4 cai2 neng2 zou3.
I can't leave till I've finished my homework.
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我得買套西裝。
我得买套西装。
wo3 dei3 mai3 tao4 xi1 zhuang1.
I need to buy a suit.
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