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Hold On! (Beginner) 等一下!(初级)

Sep. 1, 2010

Free Chinese Language Phrase: 等一下!(Děng yí xià!) Hold On! (Beginner)

 

Example:

    Wèi, nǐhǎo, qǐng wèn Ānnà zài ma?
A:  喂,你好,  请     问  安娜 在 吗?

 

Hello, excuse me, is Anna there?

     Tā  zài, qǐng děng yí xià.
B:  她 在, 请     等   一 下。

 

Yes, she is. Please hold on.

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Comments

Yes, they always mean the same.

I have learned many Chinese language phrases for free here. But it seems sometimes people always use 稍等 to mean hold on. Are they the same?

But people always add 一下 behind 稍等 to emphasize the short time. That’s
稍等一下.

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