Chinese language vocabulary 汉语词汇 玩命(wánmìng) to risk one's life

玩命 (wánmìng) to risk one’s life; exert to one’s utmost

Usage:

 

“玩命”指:做事不顾危险,或拿着性命当儿戏(含诙谐意) 。口语又称“玩儿命”。
“玩 命(wánmìng)”means to act regardless of the hazard or not take one’s life seriously. It is usually said with a mocking tone. People also say “玩儿命” in spoken language.

Sentences:

 

1、 Wèile yǎngjiā, tā bùdébù wánmìng de gōngzuò.
为了养家,他不得不玩命地工作。
He has to work like crazy to earn bread for his family.

 

2、 Aoyùnhuì bǐsài jìngzhēng jīliè, měi zhī qiúduì dōu hěn wán(r)mìng. 
奥运会比赛竞争激烈,每支球队都很玩(儿)命。
Every ball teams played with all their might to win in the Olympics.

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