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偏偏
Simplified 偏偏
Traditional 偏偏
Pin Yin
pian1 pian1
English
  • (indicates that sth turns out just the opposite of what one would expect or what would be normal)
  • unfortunately
  • against expectations
Examples:
1. “麦琪,有的时候,事情偏偏不会按照你的愿望发展。”
"Meggie, sometimes, things just don't happen the way you want them to."
2. 偏偏在车站遇到他。
As chance would have it, I met him at the station.
3. 我们正要去度假, 他却偏偏摔断了腿.
He must needs break a leg just before we go on holiday, ie It was a foolish action causing great inconvenience.
4. 他怎么——偏偏——同一个虔诚的黄毛丫头一起吃饭!
He was dining with-of all things-a pious virgin.
5. 她的母亲偏偏要大声发表高见。
Her mother would talk of her viwes in the same intelligible tone.
6. 正当我坐下来吃晚饭时, 偏偏电话来了。As
I was sitting down to supper, the telephone just rang.
7. 所有人中偏偏你这样笨,真使我惊奇。
It surprises me that you, of all people, should be so foolish.
8. 那个高个儿男子偏偏姓Short(矮小之意)!
That tall man is misnamed Mr Short!
9. 正忙的时候机器偏偏坏了。
The machine must break down at this busy hour.
10. 我们已准备走了,可孩子偏偏又醒了。
We were ready to leave,but the baby must wake up.