chū mén

Translation

  • to go out
  • to leave home
  • to go on a journey
  • away from home
  • (of a woman) to get married

Examples

  • 天黑之后他从不出门
    He never goes out after dark.
  • 你打来的时候我正准备出门
    I was about to leave when you telephoned.
  • 我一出门就开始下雨了。
    No sooner had I gone out than it began to rain.
  • 我正要出门的时候,电话就响起了。
    I was about to go out when the phone rang.
  • 当雨开始下得很大的时候, 我几乎不能出门了。
    I had hardly left home when it began to rain heavily.
  • 在一个下雨的早晨,他很早出门为的是及时到学校。
    On a rainy morning he left his house early so as to be in time for school.
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