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As always: I appreciate any help provided. Thanks again.

Background

I am reading Doraemon (or at least I am trying to read it) and sometimes I can't quite see the character while other times I have an issue with context. In this case, I am just not familiar enough to discern the missing characters (?).

Here is what I see so far,

真年過 (?) 開

是定一年今好事(?)(?) (EDIT: I think this is 連)

Can anyone share the character(s) I am missing based on the image below?

Have I missed any other characters in this frame?

BTW - This is from a Doraemon comic book collection that a friend shared with me. Some one explained to me that this character has at times been depicted speaking in Japanese, Taiwanese, Mandarin, and Cantonese. As a result there are nuances throughout the series which are regional. If there are any regional variations in meaning that stand out please share.

Doraemon-1-1

UPDATES

1) Changed the title to better reflect the related questions that I have on this topic.

2) Accepted Answers

繁体:過年真清閒 简体:过年真清闲

繁体:今年一定是好事連連 简体:今年一定是好事连连

3) I also learned from these answers/comments how the comic should be read (right to left) top-bottom.

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read from right to left :) –  ah_hau Aug 22 at 1:10
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@ah_hau Yes, I learned this after reading the answer :-) Thanks! –  Tommie C. Aug 22 at 1:38

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Well this is written in traditional so...

FT:過年真清閒 JT:过年真清闲 ENG: New year's is very idle/leisurely/quiet

FT:今年一定是好事連連 JT:今年一定是好事连连 ENG: This year will definitely be filled with one good thing after another

Nothing too regional...

You didn't miss anything else.

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I can see that FT (?) and JT (?) must mean Traditional and Simplified but not sure of their meaning... –  Tommie C. Aug 21 at 15:43
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haha yeah I just used to it shorten fanti (繁體/繁体) and jianti (简体) –  user3306356 Aug 21 at 15:45

過年真清閒 = There is so much leisure time during the New Year Festival.

好事連連 = Good things happening one after another = Good fortune.

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Your point on 好事連連 helped me find 好运连连! 👍 –  Tommie C. Aug 22 at 13:37
    
Isn't it "好運年年" instead of "好運連連"? –  Henry HO yesterday

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