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许久
Simplified 许久
Traditional 許久
Pin Yin
xu3 jiu3
English
  • for a long time
  • for ages
Examples:
1. 一根鱼骨梗在他喉咙里,他挣扎了许久,总算把它咽下去了。
A fishbone got stuck in his throat, and after a long wrestle, he managed to swallow it down.
2. 费伯心里明白,这样下去他坚持不了许久,不等大卫疲劳,他自己就会精疲力竭。
Faber knew he could not keep this up much longer, he was certain to tire before David did.
3. 他在这儿等了许久
He has been waiting here for a long time.
4. 许久没来信了,我想他的视力一定变得更糟了。
He hasn't written to us for ages, and my inference is that his eyesight must have gotten worse.
5. 他对房间和房间里的陈设巡视了许久,还对凯瑟琳不加掩饰地观察了一番。
He looked round the room a good deal, and at the objects it contained, as well as Catherine, whom, however, he also contemplated freely.
6. 那声音好象许久许久以前的声音所遗留下的细微的回响。
It was like the last feeble echo of a sound made long and long ago.
7. 他过了许久以后才来。
It was long before he came.
8. 许久也没能打起精神来,再去跳舞。
She had no spirit to dance again for a long time.
9. 那个店员想哄我们买下一些已陈列许久的衣服。
The salesman tried to palm us off with some shop-soiled clothes.
10. 特罗伊带着一种许久不曾有过的倦怠和沮丧在路上艰难地走着。
Troy toiled up the road with a languor and depression greater than any he had experienced for many a day and year before.