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缘故
Simplified 缘故
Traditional 緣故
Pin Yin
yuan2 gu4
English
  • reason
  • cause
Examples:
1. “这就是我希望你来的缘故,杰夫,”他下结论说。
"And that's why I wanted you to come over, Jeff," he concluded.
2. 因为吸烟的缘故,我父亲经常咳嗽。
"As a consequence of smoking, my father coughs frequently."
3. 鉴于众所周知的缘故,我不得不取消这次旅行。
For reasons well-known to all, I had to cancel the trip.
4. 为了她的缘故他腾出了仅有的一间小屋。
He had vacated his single-roomed hut on account of her.
5. 我因健康的缘故不得已才退休了.
I had to retire on medical grounds/on the grounds of ill health, ie because I was ill.
6. 玛丽,我之所以爱你,是因为我们两个人很相象的缘故
I love you, Mary, because we are so much alike.
7. 不知什么缘故,乔这样放心得下我,倒反而使我不高兴。
I was not best pleased with Joe's being so mightily secure of me.
8. 正因为这一缘故,它引起了很大的麻烦。
Just for this reason, it has caused an immense amount of trouble.
9. 为了他妻子的缘故,罗伯特设法接管业务。
Robert tried to take over the business for his wife's sake.
10. 火炉冒烟了,那是由于烟道堵塞的缘故
The stove smokes, that is due to the pipe being stopped.