English translation of '竟然'
⇒ 玛丽竟然放弃事业,甘当家庭妇女。(Mǎlì jìngrán fàngqì shìyè, gān dāng jiātíng fùnǚ.)
Mary unexpectedly gave up her career and became a housewife.
⇒ 走到半路上竟然下起雨来。(Zǒudào bànlù shang jìngrán xiàqǐ yǔ lái.)
They were halfway down the road when, to their surprise, it began to rain.
Translation of 竟然 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary