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Comprehensive Chinese-English Dictionary

由不得 [yóubude]
  1. 1. cannot help
  2. 2. verb not be up to somebody to decide; be beyond the control of

Contemporary Standard Chinese Dictionary (1 result)

由不得 [yóubude]
  1. 1. 不能依从
    这事已由不得他了。
  2. 2. 不由自主地
    由不得笑了起来。

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看到这感人的一幕,他不由得老泪纵横。
Seeing the touching moment he couldn't hold back his tears.
终于登上了泰山的顶峰,他不由得放怀高歌。
He couldn't help singing heartily when he finally reached the top of Mount Tai.
他听了这个消息不由得打了个冷噤。
He couldn't help shivering when he heard the news.
一阵寒风吹来,他不由得打了一个冷颤。
A gust of cold wind blows, and he can't help shivering.
你算哪根葱?这里可不由得你来作主。
Who do you think you are? It is not up to you to decide around here.
由于外商撤资,工程不得不停工待命了。
Because the foreign investors withdrew their capital, the project has to be stopped.
紫禁城由禁卫们把守,外人不得随意进入。
The city of Beijing is guarded by imperial guards and strangers are not allowed in.
由于该船需要维修,不得不滞港。
As this ship needs to be repaired, it has to be detained in the harbor.
由于公司不景气,老板不得不通过裁人来减少支出。
Due to the companies poor performance, the boss had to reduce the size of staff in order to reduce costs.
由于连日大雾,各航线不得不全面封航。
Due to days of fog, the airlines have no choice but to stop service.

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行程 [xíngchē]

  • 1.drive a vehicle
  • 2.line; row; rank | trade; …
  • 3.go; walk; travel; cover
  • 4.go; walk; travel; cover
  • 5.drive a vehicle

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