Chinese Traditional: 無言以對
Chinese Simplified: 无言以对
Pinyin: wu2 yan2 yi3 dui4
Zhuyin: ㄨˊ ㄧㄢˊ ㄧˇ ㄉㄨㄟˋ
English Meaning: speechless, to be left speechless, unable to respond
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我當時無言以對。
我当时无言以对。
wo3 dang1 shi2 wu2 yan2 yi3 dui4.
I was speechless at the time.
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Related Words:

 



1. not to have, to lack 2. none, not 3. un-, -less

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yán

1. word 2. to speak, to talk

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1. with, by, by means of 2. in order to, so as to 3. because, because of 4. to use, to use as 5. according to

Here: in order to, so as to

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duì

1. for, to 2. right, correct 3. a couple, a pair 4. opposite position, facing 5. to match together 6. to adjust 7. to fit, to suit 8. (a measure word for couples or pairs of objects or people) 9. to answer, to reply

Here: facing

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