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一年半载
Simplified 一年半载
Traditional 一年半載
Pin Yin
yi1 nian2 ban4 zai4
English
  • in about a year
Examples:
1. 她常常从西面的窗口眺望赫德森河以及河两岸迅速建设起来的大都市的景色。可琢磨的东西很多,足够她欣赏个一年半载也不会感到乏味。
"She looked much at what she could see of the Hudson from her west windows and of the great city building up rapidly on either hand. It was much to ponder over, and sufficed to entertain her for more than a year without becoming stale."
2. 这座桥一年半载可望竣工。
Completion of this bridge is expected in a year or so.
3. 整整40年中,除了偶尔回美国一年半载外,我们一直在中国工作。 在那期间,我们生了两个儿子和一个女儿,但只活下来一个儿子。
For forty years, with an occasional year at home in America, we worked in China, and during that time our two sons and a daughter were born to us, of whom only one son survives.
4. 荪甫,战事要延长呢!说不定是一年半载
I tell you, Sun-fu, the war's going to drag on-perhaps even six months or a year!
5. 可琢磨的东西很多,足够她欣赏个一年半载也不会感到乏味。
It was much to ponder over, and sufficed to entertain her for more than a year without becoming stale.
6. 花这么一百二百的,过一年半载,并不吃亏,单说缝缝洗洗衣服,做饭,等等的小事,要是雇个仆人,连吃带挣的月间不也得花个十块八块的吗?
This outlay was well worth while for a year or two, as hiring a servant to do the washing, mending and other chores would anyway have cost him nearly ten dollars a month, including food.