半天

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half; semi-; incomplete
half; semi-; incomplete; (after a number) and a half
day; sky; heaven
simp. and trad.
(半天)

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半天

  1. half a day
  2. (figurative, hyperbolic) a long time; quite a while; a while; forever
    扭捏半天出來 [MSC, trad.]
    扭捏半天出来 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā niǔniē le hǎo bàntiān cái shuō chūlái huà. [Pinyin]
    She acted shy for a quite while before she spoke.

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