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暂时 zàn shí: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

暂时 (zàn shí) English Meaning

  • temporary
  • provisional
  • for the time being

Traditional Characters:  暫時

暂 forms words in:

时 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 请恕我暂时告退。
    Qǐng shù wǒ zhànshí gàotuì.
    May I be excused for a minute?
  • 她暂时隶属于国防部。
    Tā zhànshí lìshǔ yú guófáng bù.
    She’s is temporarily attached to the Department of Defence.
  • 这个问题暂时放在一边。
    Zhège wèntí zhànshí fàng zài yībiān.
    That problem has been shelved for the time being.
  • 不知能否恕我暂时告退。
    Bùzhī néng fǒu shù wǒ zhànshí gàotuì.
    I wonder if I may be excused for a moment.
  • 暂时还用不着,谢谢你。
    Zhànshí hái yòng bùzháo, xièxiè nǐ.
    Not at the moment, thank you.
  • 我们可暂时担当这项工作。
    Wǒmen kě zhànshí dāndāng zhè xiàng gōngzuò.
    We could undertake the work for the time being.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

暂 (zàn): of short duration; temporary

  •  (zhǎn): to behead (as form of capital punishment); to chop
  •  (rì): sun

时 (shí): o'clock; time; when; hour; season; period

  • (rì): sun
  • (cùn): thumb

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 暂

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 时

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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