Chinese example sentences

学而时习之,不亦说乎?

Xué ér shí xí zhī, bù yì yuè hū?

To learn and in time become proficient, is it not a joy?

有朋自远方来,不亦乐乎?

Yǒu péng zì yuǎnfāng lái, bù yì lè hū?

To have a friend come from a distant place, is that not also a joy?

我回家甚至会面对更大的压力。

I would face even more stress at home.

父母和亲戚都会不停地催促我30岁前结婚。

My parents and relatives keep pushing me to get married before I'm 30.

你难道一点儿常识也没有吗?

Don't you have any common sense?

亚洲依然是核心市场。

Asia remains the core market.

在餐饮业工作的人数比例上升了3.8个百分点,达到14.4%。

The proportion working in catering rose by 3.8 points to 14.4%.

但是几乎没有人感冒,因为天气冷得病毒活跃不起来。

Yet few people caught colds: the weather was too cold for the viruses to be active.

当然,“守时”已经成为往事。

Punctuality was a thing of the past, of course.

我们居住在世界上最美丽的岛屿之一。

We live on one of the most beautiful islands in the world.

我们这里有辽阔的山脉。

We have here vast mountain ranges.

基督教告诫我们待邻如待己。

Christianity says we should treat our neighbours as we would be treated.

这样的排放停留在大气中很长时间。

Such emissions remain in the atmosphere a long time.

他不想插身在这场纠纷中间。

He's trying to keep out of this quarrel.

他执行任务总是一丝不苟的。

Tā zhíxíng rènwù zǒng shì yīsībùgǒu de.

He is meticulous in the performance of his duties.