时候 (shi hou): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 2, 2018

时候 (Chinese PinYin: [shí hòu]; traditional Chinese:時候) may mean: (1) noun. time; (2) noun. moment. Literally: 时 (time) + 候 (time; season). It is a high frequency word used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 任何时候 (at any time), 小时候 (childhood), 什么时候 (when), 农忙时候 (busy season of farming), 每天这个时候 (at this time every day), 是时候了 (it’s about time), 时候不早了 (it’s getting late).

1. How to pronounce 时候?

Chinese Pinyin: [shí hòu]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 时候

Synonyms: 时间, 时刻,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 时候.

Fixed expression: 任何时候 (at any time), 小时候 (childhood),

Collocation: 什么时候 (when), 农忙时候 (busy season of farming), 每天这个时候 (at this time every day), 是时候了 (it’s about time), 时候不早了 (it’s getting late),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 时候 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 时候.

4.1 从他很小的时候我就关注他, 他现在还是一个小鲜肉!

Translation: I have been watching him since childhood and he is still a fresh meat!

4.2 有时候,他心情好了会把一些更好的核桃出来,让我把玩。

Translation: Sometimes I would play with his better walnut, which he would bring out for me to see when he was in a good mood.

4.3 当一些女生卖萌的时候, 你会觉得烦吗?

Translation: Does it annoy you when some girls try to act too cute or kiddish?

4.4 他们吃的时候,耶稣拿起饼来,祝了福,就掰开递给他们说,你们拿着吃。这是我的身体。

Translation: While they were eating, Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take it; this is my body. “

4.5 心理学家们发现同性恋者在同伴侣争吵的时候要友好的多:他们明显的没有那么好战、霸道或是可怕。

Translation: The psychologists concluded that gays and lesbians are nicer than straight people during arguments with partners: they are significantly less belligerent, less domineering and less fearful.

4.6 每天这个时候他就喜欢喝上一杯咖啡

Translation: He likes having a cup of coffee at this time every day.

4.7 是时候了, 行动!

Translation: It’s about time, action!

4.8 小时候我们经常上山玩.

Translation: We often played on the mountains in our childhood.

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