挨 (āi): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | October 19, 2017

1. What does 挨 mean in English?

挨 (Chinese PinYin: āi; traditional Chinese: 挨) is a polysemous word, it can mean (1) be close to; (2) get close to, approach; (3) take turns in doing something. It can be used in formal and informal conversations. Some frequently used phrases include: 挨门挨户 (from door to door), 挨个 (one by one), 挨次 (in sequence), 挨着 (be close to), 挨家挨户 (from door to door), 挨肩擦脸 (be improperly intimate with).

2. How to pronounce 挨 ?

Chinese Pinyin: [āi]

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3. Synonyms And Antonyms of 挨

Synonyms: 贴, 紧接, 靠近, 拥挤,

Antonyms: 离, 远离, 分开,

4. What are the fixed expression, collocations and idioms that contains 挨

Fixed expression: 挨门挨户 (from door to door),

Collocations: 挨个 (one by one), 挨次 (in sequence), 挨着 (be close to),

Idioms: 挨家挨户 (from door to door), 挨肩擦脸 (be improperly intimate with)

5. How to use 挨 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences containing 挨.

5.1 我们学校紧挨着公园。

Translation: Our school is next to a park.

5.2 她紧紧地挨着他。

Translation: She snuggled close up to him.

5.3 他们紧挨着坐在一起.

Translation: They are sitting close to each other.

5.4 警察挨家挨户的搜查凶手.

Translation: The policemen went from door to door in search for the murderer.

5.5 加拿大紧紧地挨着世界上最强大的美国。

Translation: Canada is close to the world’s most powerful country, the United States.

5.6 那两家便利店紧挨着。

Translation: The two convenience stores are next to each other.

5.7 警察挨个房间搜查逃犯

Translation: The policemen checked all the rooms one by one to search for the fugitive.

5.8 他挨着墙站着

Translation: He was leaning against the wall.

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