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Chinese translation: sheng4dan4gou4wu4ji4jie2.

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English term or phrase:The Christmas shopping season.
Chinese translation:sheng4dan4gou4wu4ji4jie2.
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20:58 Dec 20, 2003
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: The Christmas shopping season.
E.G. "The CHRISTMAS SHOPPING SEASON started early this year because of the good economy."

I was wondering how you would say this in Chinese? The phrase would be rare in China but not in Canada or the United States where Christmas is a major holiday and all businesses try to profit from it.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Sincerely,
Brian Costello
Seattle, Wa.
Brian Costello
圣诞购物季节
Explanation:
Brian, I guess you would want the pinyin for 圣诞购物季节??? It's sheng4 dan4 gou4 wu4 ji4 jie2.

Oh, you will be surprised that people in China are celebrating X'mas too!! The supermarket have so much X'mas goodies and deco!! My students even invited me for a X'mas dinner. Maybe you should come China for X'mas!!!

MERRY X'MAS! :)


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Note added at 19 mins (2003-12-20 21:17:30 GMT)
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Denyce doing Denyce\'s proofreading: \"The supermarket HAS so many..... Maybe you should come TO China for X\'mas!!!\"
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Denyce Seow
Singapore
Local time: 14:59
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Good job Denyce. Thank you very much!

Sincerely,
Brian Costello
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +9圣诞购物季节
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the christmas shopping season.
圣诞购物季节


Explanation:
Brian, I guess you would want the pinyin for 圣诞购物季节??? It's sheng4 dan4 gou4 wu4 ji4 jie2.

Oh, you will be surprised that people in China are celebrating X'mas too!! The supermarket have so much X'mas goodies and deco!! My students even invited me for a X'mas dinner. Maybe you should come China for X'mas!!!

MERRY X'MAS! :)


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Note added at 19 mins (2003-12-20 21:17:30 GMT)
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Denyce doing Denyce\'s proofreading: \"The supermarket HAS so many..... Maybe you should come TO China for X\'mas!!!\"

Denyce Seow
Singapore
Local time: 14:59
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Grading comment
Good job Denyce. Thank you very much!

Sincerely,
Brian Costello

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  isahuang: yes, especially the younger generation in China. however, I am sure a lot of those people don't even know it's a religious holiday. so long as it is from the west, young people would jump on the bandwagon to celebrate Christmas.
42 mins
  -> BINGO!! That was EXACTLY my comment last night when me and my friends were talking about the western influence on Chinese youngsters. I think it is good to be exposed to more things from the outside world but they have to know what they are doing.

agree  Xiaoping Fu
2 hrs

agree  English Chinese Medical Translator - Jimmy Deng
2 hrs

agree  andy95800: BUT,i prefer "圣诞购物潮"
5 hrs

agree  Danbing HE
7 hrs

agree  taoyuting
1 day 3 hrs

agree  Weiyong
2 days 5 hrs

agree  fengjiao
2 days 12 hrs

agree  hjl
3 days 11 hrs
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