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What is the meaning of 多岁 in 在中国,60多岁已经是退休的年纪了?

60岁 = 60 years old 多 = more than --> over --> plus some 60多岁 = over 60 years old = 60-some years old Similarly: 60人 = 60 people 60多人 = over 60 people -> 60-some people It has nothing to do ...
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What is the meaning of 则身价大涨 in 一些印刷精美、有特色的作品则身价大涨,成了收藏品?

则 -〈副〉表示因果关系(used to express cause and effect),就,便 = "then" 身(body)价(price) - here means "worth/value" 大(big/great/vast)涨(increase) - big/great/vast increase 一些印刷精美、有特色的作品则身价大涨 - ...
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What is the meaning of 则身价大涨 in 一些印刷精美、有特色的作品则身价大涨,成了收藏品?

则 = accordingly 身价 = value/ price/ worth (身价 is a compound word; 身 means 'itself/oneself; 价 means 'price') 大 = greatly 涨 = rise (as in tide rise) = increase 则身价大涨 = Accordingly, its value greatly ...
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What is the meaning of 仅仅 in 仅仅复印、整理和把这些资料输入电脑就用了8年?

In "仅仅复印就用了8年" 仅仅(adv) modifies 复印(v) because 仅仅(just) is directly in front of the verb 复印(copying). The sentence is translated as " Just copying, they have already used 8 years" ...
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How to literally translate this: 我每天放学回家总要经过这家书摊,都要进去看看?

In this case, 都 = 总, which means "always"; 要 means will. 我(I)每天(every day)放学(finishing school)回家(returning home)总要(always will)经过(to pass by or to pass through)这(this)家(classifier? "...
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What is the meaning and pronunciation of 为 in 他也因此被网友亲切地称呼为 “汉字叔叔”?

The pronunciation is wéi, and the meaning is as (to act as, to designate as). 2011年,有人把他的故事放到微博上,引起了廣泛關注,他也因此被網友親切地稱呼爲"漢字叔叔"。 In 2011, his story was posted on Weibo and went viral, leading to ...
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What is the meaning and pronunciation of 为 in 他也因此被网友亲切地称呼为 “汉字叔叔”?

Here are the CC-CEDICT entries for 为: 為 为 [wei2] /as (in the capacity of)/to take sth as/to act as/to serve as/to behave as/to become/to be/to do/by (in the passive voice)/ 為 为 [wei4] /because of/for/...
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How to literally translate this: 包括家人在内的任何人他都一律不见?

包括家人在内的任何人(anyone including members of the family)他(he)都(all)一律(alike/without exception/indiscriminately)不见(refuse to see), All, without exception, he refuses to see anyone including members of the ...
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How to literally translate this: 包括家人在内的任何人他都一律不见?

包括: including 家人: family 在内: in 的任何人: anybody 他: he 都: all 一律: equally 不见: not see, receive 在这一周的时间里, For one week, 他会把自己关在一所房子里, he will shut himself in a room, 包括家人在内的任何人他都一律不见, (and) including ...
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How to literally translate this: 但汉字叔叔每天的日程却安排得很满

但(but)汉字叔叔(uncle 汉字) 每天的(every day's)日程(schedule)却(="反而/然而” - at the same time)安排得(arranged)很满(quite full). Now you shall be able to make a sentence according to English grammar. Good luck.
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How to literally translate this: 但汉字叔叔每天的日程却安排得很满

"scheduled a schedule" might sound weird but it is not wrong, you can always use synonyms to avoid using the same word for the verb and the noun in the same phrase 日程(schedule)(n) 安排(arrange)...
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How to literally translate this: 我每天放学回家总要经过这家书摊,都要进去看看?

(我)总要经过 (I) always had to pass by (每一次)都要进去: (every time I) always had to go in 印象中似乎没有什么押金, I don't remember (having to pay a) deposit, 全凭信用。 everything relied on trust. 我每天放学回家(时)总要经过这家书摊, Every day ...
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What is the meaning of 仅仅 in 仅仅复印、整理和把这些资料输入电脑就用了8年?

仅仅 can be interchangeable as 只是 in this case, means just. You can say the sentence as: 仅仅只是/仅仅/只是/单单复印、整理... You can understand from another angle why 仅仅 should not be added in front of 八年 in this ...
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What is the meaning of 仅仅 in 仅仅复印、整理和把这些资料输入电脑就用了8年?

仅仅: here: just 就这样, Thus, 一部部古汉字经典进入他的资料库, one by one (the) old Chinese characters entered his database, 仅仅复印、整理和把这些资料输入电脑就用了8年。 just copying, sorting and putting these data in (his/the) computer took ...
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What is the meaning of 一部部 in 一部部古汉字经典进入他的资料库?

We are talking about the function of [一 + reduplicated classifiers], not unlike this post or this post 一部经典 = a classic 一部部经典 = one classic after another
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