Wǒ tīngdào zhège xiāoxī hěn chījīng.
I was surprised at the news.
Bào bó dì yī gè dàodá zhōngdiǎn xiàn.
Bob reached the finish line first.
Wǒmen bìxū kǎolǜ dào tā hěn niánqīng.
We must take into account the fact that he is young.
Tāmen de hétóng zài zhège yuèdǐ dào qí.
Their contract is to run out at the end of this month.
Hétóng yǐjīng dàoshǒule, nà jiù chūqù qìngzhù yīxià ba.
The contract is in the bag, so let's go out and celebrate.
Tāmen cūxīn dàyì, hái méi yìshí dào wéixiǎn.
They were carelessly unaware of the danger.
Tīngdào tā chénggōng de xiāoxī, tā hěn gāoxìng.
He was happy at the news of her success.
Nǐ shàngbān chídàole.
You were late for work.
Tā huīzhe tā de shǒu, zhídào huǒchē xiāoshī zài shìxiàn zhī wài.
She waved her hand until the train was out of sight.
Zhídào nà shí, tā cái yìshí dào tā yǐjīng shàngdàng shòupiàn.
Only then did he realize he had been deceived.
Yóuyú huǒchē yánwù, wǒ chídàole.
I was late as a result of the train delay.
Nǐ kǎolǜ zhōudào, méiyǒu dǎrǎo wǒmen.
You were considerate not to disturb us.
Yánzhe zhè tiáo lù zhí zǒu, dào dì sān gè hónglǜdēng dì dìfāng yòu zhuǎn.
Go straight down this street and turn right at the third light.
Wǒmen de rènwù dào mùqián wéizhǐ hěn qīngsōng, dàn cóng xiànzài kāishǐ jiāng huì biàn dé hěn nán.
Our task has been easy so far, but it will be difficult from now on.
Dé bù dào de dōngxī jiù zuì xiǎngdédào.
It is the things that we do not possess which seem to us most desirable.
Zhè jiā diàn cóng 9 diǎn kāi dào 18 diǎn.
This shop is open from 9 to 6 o'clock.
Nǐ néng cāi dào wǒ yǒu shé me ma?
Can you guess what I have here?
Wǒ tīngdào zhège xiāoxī hěn jīngyà.
I was very surprised to hear the news.
Xiāofáng chē dàodá zhīqián, fángzi jiù quán shāole.
The house burned to the ground before the fire truck arrived.
Jīn wǎn nǐ kěyǐ zài tā jiā liánluò dào tā.
You can get in touch with him at his home tonight.
Wǒ duì nǐ de hòuyánwúchǐ gǎndào jīngyà.
I am amazed at your audacity.
Wǒ tóu zhuàng dàole mén, zhǒngle yīkuài.
I bumped my head against the door and got a lump.
Tā zhège shíhòu gāi dàole.
This is the time he normally arrives.
Wǒmen dōu qídài kàn dào nǐ hé nǐ de jiārén.
We are all looking forward to seeing you and your family.
Zhè hái zǐ néng shù dào 20.
That child can count to twenty.
Zài zhè'er děngdào tā huílái wéizhǐ.
Wait here till he comes back.
Wǒ qídài hěn kuài jiù néng shōu dào nǐ de xìn.
I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Tā zài chéngshì lǐ yīzhí shòudào zàoyīn huòzhě qítā de gānrǎo.
He was always annoyed in the city by noises of one sort or another.
Wǒmen hěn gāoxìng jīn wǎn néngjiàn dào dàjiā.
We take great pleasure in meeting all of you this evening.
Wǒmen ǒurán pèng dàole tā.
We met her by accident.
Xiànzài tā yīnggāi yǐjīng dàole.
He should have arrived by now.
Tā fēicháng zhōudào hé nàixīn.
She is very thoughtful and patient.
Dāng wǒmen xiǎngdào nánnǚ zài shèhuì zhōng de chuántǒng juésè shí, wǒmen rènwéi zhàngfū yǎngjiā, qīzi zhàogù háizi hé jiātíng.
When we think of the traditional roles of men and women in society, we think of husbands supporting the family, and wives taking care of the house and children.
Nǐ zuótiān kàn dào dì nàgè nánrén shì wǒ shūshu.
The man you saw yesterday is my uncle.
Néng wéi nǐ fúwù wǒ huì gǎndào fēicháng gāoxìng.
I'll be very happy if I can serve you.
Wǒ tīngle, dàn shénme yě méi tīngdào.
I listened, but I didn't hear anything.
Zhídào wǒ zìjǐ yǒule háizi wǒ cái míngbáile shénme shì mǔ'ài.
It was not until I had a baby myself that I knew what mother's love is.
Tā tīngdào xiāoxī hòu shīqùle lǐzhì.
He went mad when he heard the story.
Wǒ zài lǐfà diàn pèng dàole tā.
I met him at the barber's.
Tā hǎoxīn dì bǎ wǒ sòng dào yīyuàn.
He was kind enough to take me to the hospital.
Méiyǒu nǐ wǒ wúfǎ zuò dào, xièxiè.
I couldn't have done it without you. Thank you.
Shuì guòtóu bùshì chídào de lǐyóu.
Over-sleeping is no excuse for being late.
Tā kāishǐ duì shēngtài xué gǎn xìngqù, shì shòudào tā de yǐngxiǎng.
It was through his influence that she became interested in ecology.
Tā zuótiān shàngxué chídàole.
He was late for school yesterday.
Kàn nǐ bìng bù gǎndào jīngyà, nǐ kěndìng yǐjīng zhīdàole.
You're not even phased, you must have known all along!
Wǒ dǎ diànhuà de shíhòu, tā gāng huí dàojiā.
She had just come home when I called.
Nǐ néng cāi dào wǒ de niánlíng ma?
Can you guess how old I am?