English translation of '拼命'
- (= 不要命)
risk one's life
⇒ 歹徒见她要拼命转身跑掉了。(Dǎitú jiàn tā yào pīnmìng zhuǎnshēn pǎodiào le.)
When the thugs saw that she was ready to fight to the death, they turned and fled.
- (= 努力)
go all out (pt went) (pp gone)
⇒ 他为了给父亲治病拼命挣钱。(Tā wèile gěi fùqīn zhìbìng pīnmìng zhèngqián.)
He went all out to earn the money to cure his father.
Translation of 拼命 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary