(zài )

在 English Translation

The English meaning of (zài ) is:

  • (located) at
  • (to be) in
  • to exist
  • in the middle of doing sth
  • (indicating an action in progress)

Example Usage of 在


Zhè zhōu wǒ yīzhí zài gōngzuò. I worked all this week.

Zài yīngguó de shíhòu, wǒ jīngcháng kàn cānkǎo shū. While in England I often consulted the guidebook.

Wǒ zhǎodào nà bǎ wǒ yīzhí zài zhǎo de yàoshile. I found the key for which I had been looking.

Wǒ zài bàozhǐ shàng kàn dàole tā. I saw it in the newspaper.

Zài míngtiān qián wánchéng bàogào jīhū shì bù kěnéng de. Finishing the report by tomorrow is next to impossible.

Tā hòuhuǐ zài xiào shí méi yònggōng dúshū. He regrets not having worked harder at school.

Tā zhèng zuò zài huìyì shì lǐ. He's sitting in the meeting room.

Jiànzhú wù zài dìzhèn zhōng yáohuàng. The buildings shook in the earthquake.

Tā dà bànshēng dōu zhù zài guó wài. He lived abroad for much of his life.

Fùqīn chángcháng zài kòngxián shíjiān dú zhēntàn xiǎoshuō. Father would often read detective stories in his spare time.

Bié wàngle zài nǐ de xìn shàng tiē zhāng yóupiào. Don't forget to put a stamp on your letter.

Nǐ kěyǐ xiǎngxiàng zài yuèqiú shàng xíngzǒu ma? Can you imagine walking around on the moon?

Tā hé tā de jiěmèimen mùqián dōu zhù zài dōngjīng. His sisters as well as he are now living in Tokio.

Wǒ jiāng quèbǎo nǐmen zài dì yī nián hòu yǒu yīgè zēngzhǎng. I'll see to it that you have a raise after the first year.

Tā zài sēnlín zhōng míle lù. He lost his way in the woods.

Yīgè shénshèng de yíshì zài zhuāngyán de miàoyǔ zhōng jǔxíng. A sacred ritual took place in the magnificent temple.

Wǒ shūshu zhù zài xuéxiào fùjìn. My uncle lives near the school.

Jīn wǎn wǒ jiàng zài péngyǒu jiā guòyè. I will put up at my friend's tonight.

Tom duǒ zài zhuōzi dǐxia. Tom hid under the table.

Tāmen de hétóng zài zhège yuèdǐ dào qí. Their contract is to run out at the end of this month.

Shì zài zuótiān Jake dǎpòle zhè shàn chuāng. It was yesterday that Jake broke this window.

Wǒ yào huí fángjiānle, zài nà'er wǒ kěyǐ xuéxí. I am going to my room, where I can study.

Diànshì de yōudiǎn zàiyú tā gěi tǐyù àihào zhě tígōngle gèng dà de fāngbiàn. Television has the advantage of providing sports fans with greater convenience.

Méiyǒu rén pǎo zài tā qiánmiàn. No one ran ahead of him.

Háizi zài zhè tiáo hé lǐ yóuyǒng tài wéixiǎnle. This river is dangerous for children to swim in.

Tā huīzhe tā de shǒu, zhídào huǒchē xiāoshī zài shìxiàn zhī wài. She waved her hand until the train was out of sight.

Rúguǒ wǒ xiànzài yǒu 100 wàn rì yuán, wǒ huì mǎi liàng chē. If I had one million yen now, I would buy a car.

Zhè fángzi lǐ sìhū zài bàn pàiduì. There appears to be a party in that house.

Wǒmen zài zhèlǐ xiàchē ba. Let's get off here.

Tāmen zài huàzhǎn shàng shòuyǔle tā yī děng jiǎng. They awarded her first prize at the flower show.

Zài yītiān zhī nèi wánchéng tā jīhū shì bù kěnéng de. It's next to impossible to finish it in a day.

Xiànzài de hái zǐ rènwéi jiějué rènhé shēnghuó wèntí dōu xiàng chóngxīn kāishǐ yīgè diànnǎo yóuxì nàme jiǎndān. Kids these days think that any issue in life can be resolved as easily as restarting a computer game.

Dài zài nà'er bié dòng. Remain there and don't move.

Nǐ zài sāhuǎng. You are lying.

Tā zhù zài luósù guǎngchǎng 56 hào. She lived at 56 Russell Square.

Xiànzài de rén jiàoyù chéngdù bǐ yǐqián gāo dé duō. People are more educated now than they used to be.

Wǒ fāxiàn tā zài huāyuán lǐ gàn huó. I found him working in the garden.

Zài mǒu zhǒng chéngdù shàng nǐ shì duì de, dàn wǒ háishì yǒu yíwèn. In a way you are right, but I still have doubts.

Wēinísī de shèng mǎ kě guǎngchǎng zài xiàjì zǒng shì jǐ mǎnle yóukè. St Mark's Square in Venice is always swarming with tourists in the summer.

Zhè zhǒng kuǎnshì de mào zǐ xiànzài hěn liúxíng. This style of hat is now in fashion.

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.

Jíshǐ tāmen yǒu hěn hǎo de jiǔ dān, wǒ yě bùxiǎng zài zhèlǐ yòngcān. Even if they have a good wine menu, I will not want to dine here.

Wǒ tōngcháng zài wǎnshàng xǐzǎo. I usually take a shower in the evening.

Tā zài yī kē shùxià zuòzhe. She was sitting under a tree.

Wǒmen zàixià gè jiāyóu zhàn tíng yīxià. Let's stop at the next gas station.

Bàozhǐ, zázhì hé xīnwén guǎngbò jiǎngshùzhe shìjiè shàng zhèngzài fāshēng de shì. Newspapers, magazines, and newscasts tell what is going on in the world.

Wǒ yǒu liǎng gè er zi, yīgè zài dōngjīng, lìng yīgè zài mínggǔwū. I have two children, one in is Beijing and the other one is in Nagoya.

Ann zài hēibǎn shàng xiěle xiē shénme. Ann wrote something on the blackboard.

Wǒmen jìnqíng zài hú lǐ yóuyǒng. We enjoyed swimming in the lake.

Wǒ huì zài 5 diǎn zuǒyòu dǎ diànhuà gěi nǐ. I'll call you around five o'clock.



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