Chinese English Dictionary

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不幸 in English:

1. Unfortunately

Unfortunately, it rained.
He told me his address, but unfortunately I had no paper to write it down on.
Ah, unfortunately there is a small matter I need to attend to so I'll take my leave now.
She's pure bred blue-blood you see. Unfortunately that's no sort of put-on but her natural self.
We had the the procedures done yesterday but unfortunately, the machine won't be in operation until the engine is replaced.
There are five tragedies in a man's life. Unfortunately, I don't know which ones they are.
I didn't find the book in the library, so I decided to buy it. Unfortunately it was too expensive. However I found it on the Internet.
Unfortunately, three days ago a magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Japan's Tohoku region.
Unfortunately, I won't be able to attend the meeting. I'd love to come, but unfortunately I have to work.
Not all geniuses are engineers, but all engineers are geniuses. The set of all engineers is thus an, unfortunately proper, subset of all geniuses.
Mr. Bennet's property consisted almost entirely in an estate of two thousand a year, which, unfortunately for his daughters, was entailed, in default of heirs male, on a distant relation.
Christopher Columbus was notorious for repeatedly snoozing his alarm clock by hitting it with his fist. Unfortunately, his "alarm clock" was usually his first mate.

English word "不幸"(Unfortunately) occurs in sets:

Chinese Newspaper Vocab

2. misfortune

I hear he met with some kind of misfortune while he was in Europe.
She had one misfortune after another last year.
Never take advantage of another's misfortune.
Various misfortunes have made her sad and bitter.
He is misfortune.
Good luck alternates with misfortune.
There were rumors about a misfortune.
Misfortune arrives on horseback but departs on foot.
She had to smile at her misfortune.
Eleanor though the daughter of a king and brought up in the greatest luxury determined to share misfortune with her husband.
The duty of politicians is to serve the people and prevent misfortune.
Years of resistance to misfortune ended when the settlers' village was overcome by the savages and their hopes and lives came to the bitter end.
What greater misfortune is there than to go blind?
Turn your misfortune to account.
Wherever she went, misfortune followed.