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恨不能
Simplified 恨不能
Traditional 恨不能
Pin Yin
hen4 bu5 neng2
English
  • wishing one could do sth
  • to hate to be unable
  • can't wait for
  • to wish one could do sth
  • to desire strongly (esp. sth unattainable)
Examples:
1. 莹琨心花怒放,恨不能马上就去,不过有人告诉她马车当天没空。
Elated, Lustrous Jade wanted to go immediately but was told that the carriage was engaged.
2. 方鸿渐恨不能说:“怪不得阁下的大作也是那样斑驳陆离。
Fang Hung-chien wished he could have said, No wonder your honorable work is such a hodgepodge.
3. 渐渐地恨不能天天见面了; 到后来,恨不能刻刻见面了。
Gradually he wished he could see her every day and even every minute.
4. 写完了,得意非凡,只恨不能送给亲翁孙先生赏鉴。
He was extremely pleased when he had finished and only wished he could have sent it over to Mr. Sun for him to enjoy.
5. 我自恨不能帮更大的忙,不过,你知道我是有多大力尽多大力。
I only wish I could be more useful; but you see I do all in my power.
6. 恨不能把它一刀两段。”
I really wish I could chop it in two with one blow."
7. 唐小姐恨不能说:“你为什么不辩护呢?
Miss T'ang wished she could have said, Why don't you defend yourself?
8. 鸿渐看他说话少而费力多,恨不能把那喉结瓶塞头似的拔出来,好让下面的话松动。
Noticing how little Han spoke and how much effort it took, Hung-chien wished Han could have pulled out the Adam's apple like a stopper from a bottle and let the rest of his speech flow more freely.
9. 恨不能说“方姑夫”--
She wished she could have said "Paternal Uncle Fang."
10. 他们是嗜血的虎豹,即使现在,他们也恨不能将你们得而食之。
They are tigers to lap blood; and even now they hunger for your lives.