时间 (shi jian): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 9, 2018

时间 (Chinese PinYin: [shí jiān]; traditional Chinese:時間) may mean: (1) noun. time. Literally: 时 (hour) + 间 (duration). It is one of the most common Chinese words and can combine with other characters to form new phrases and expressions such as 长时间 (for a long time), 短时间 (within a short time), 时间旅行 (time travel), 时间表 (schedule), 时间性 (timeliness), 北京时间 (Beijing time), 办公时间 (office hours).

1. How to pronounce 时间?

Chinese Pinyin: [shí jiān]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 时间

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

Fixed expression: 长时间 (for a long time), 短时间 (within a short time), 时间旅行 (time travel), 时间表 (schedule), 时间性 (timeliness), 北京时间 (Beijing time), 办公时间 (office hours),

Collocation: 别浪费时间 (don’t waste time), 珍惜时间 (value time), 上下班高峰时间 (rush hour), 赶时间 (in a hurry), 没时间 (running out of time), 一时间 (at a sudden), 时间差 (time difference),

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4. How to use 时间 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 时间.

4.1 由于坠机地点是在分裂分子把持的地区,人们担心时间可能不够用了。

Translation: There are concerns that due to the location of the crash site in separatist-held territory, though, time may be running out.

4.2 时间到了, 行动!

Translation: It’s about time, action!

4.3 这只是时间的问题罢了。

Translation: It’s just a matter of time.

4.4 进入我的世界,让时间慢下来,哪怕只有15分钟也好。

Translation: Enter my world, and let time slow down if only for 15 minutes.

4.5 一项研究表明,在英格兰, 有比预想的更多的青少年是啃老族,而且持续的时间比以前想象的时间更长。

Translation: More teenagers in England may be out of education, training or work (Neet) and for longer periods than previously thought, a study has suggested.

4.6 说到珍珠婚, 珍珠一直是最受尊敬的宝石之一,它需要很长时间才能形成(在咸水需要5 – 20年的时间)。 珍珠留在壳中的时间越长,形成的珍珠层越多,珍珠就越大。 它代表着宽容和忠诚,那是伟大婚姻和爱的生命力。

Translation: Talking about Pearl Wedding Anniversary, pearls have been one of the most revered of gems, it can take a long time to form (5 ~ 20 years in saltwater). The longer a pearl stays in the shell, the more nacre that forms and the larger the pearl. It represents tolerance and loyalty which are the life force of a great marriage and love.

4.7 正确位置和正确时间的停顿帮助观众捕捉到笑点。

Translation: The well-placed and timed pause will help ensure that the audience hears the punchline.

4.8 预计将于2018年年中开始通车的将会花费1050亿元人民币(160亿美元)建设的Y形港珠澳大桥(HZM)将把香港与珠海之间的陆路旅行时间从3小时缩短到30分钟。

Translation: The Y-shaped Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao (HZM) bridge, which will take more than 105 billion yuan (US$16 billion) to build, is expected to start carrying traffic in mid 2018 and will cut the land travel time between Hong Kong and Zhuhai from 3 hours to just 30 minutes.

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