Chinese Traditional: 一定
Chinese Simplified: 一定
Pinyin: yi2 ding4
Zhuyin: ㄧˊ ㄉㄧㄥˋ
English Meaning: certainly, necessarily, must
German Meaning: sicherlich, zweifellos
Spanish Meaning: cierto, necesario
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她在打噴嚏, 一定是感冒了。
她在打喷嚏, 一定是感冒了。
ta1 zai4 da3 pen1 ti4, yi2 ding4 shi4 gan3 mao4 le5.
She is sneezing, it must be the flu.
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ni3 yi2 ding4 shi4 zai4 kai1 wan2 xiao4!
You must be kidding!
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ta1 mei3 tian1 zao3 shang4 yi2 ding4 yao4 kan4 bao4 zhi3.
He must read the newspaper every morning.
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wo3 xiang1 xin4 ta1 yi2 ding4 neng2 tong1 guo4 kao3 shi4.
I believe that he will pass the test.
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ta1 chu1 men2 qian2 yi2 ding4 hua4 zhuang1.
She always puts on her make-up before going out.
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wo3 zuo4 le5 cheng2 nuo4 jiu4 yi2 ding4 hui4 zun1 shou3.
If I make a promise, I keep it.
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yun4 chao1 che1 de5 si1 ji1 yi2 ding4 shi4 zhuan3 cuo4 le5 fang1 xiang4.
The driver of the security van must have taken a wrong turn.
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Related Words:


1. one, 1 2. as soon as 3. single

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1. to set, to fix 2. to determine, to decide 3. stable, calm 4. certainly

Here: to determine, to decide

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