按说 (an shuo): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | November 23, 2017

按说 (Chinese PinYin: [àn shuō]; traditional Chinese: 按說) may mean: (1) ordinarily; (2) normally; (3) in the ordinary course of events; (4) according to what is said. The term is used as an adverb in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese. Some common phrases and expressions are: 按说应当 / 按说应该 (ordinarily it should be), 按说不该 (ordinarily it should not be), 按说的做 (do as you say).

Literally: 按 (according to)+ 说 (sayings)

1. How to pronounce 按说?

Chinese Pinyin: [àn shuō]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 按说

Synonyms: 按理, 按常理, 一般来说,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 按说

Fixed expression: N/A

Collocation: 按说应当 / 按说应该 (ordinarily it should be), 按说不该 (ordinarily it should not be), 按说的做 (do as you say),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 按说 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 按说 .

4.1 按说猫本应是怕狗的,但我的猫刚刚却把布朗先生的狗从院子中赶了出去。

Translation: Cats are supposed to be afraid of dogs, but my cat has just driven Mr. Brown’s dog out of the yard.

4.2 按说这样的治疗应该起作用的.

Translation: Normally this treatment should have worked.

4.3 说实话吧,按说我的生活应该过得很惬意。

Translation: Tell you truth , according to the common sense I am living a very pleased life.

4.4 按说iPad应该实现计算机的变脸,成为数字化的全新体验模式。

Translation: The iPad was supposed to change the face of computing, to be a completely new form of digital experience.

4.5 按说熟悉路况应该是导游的基本职能

Translation: Familiarity with the local roads is supposed to be something every guide should have.

4.6 美国职工都交社会保障税,税金被存放到一个特别基金账户,该基金按说是为支付养老金而储备的。

Translation: US workers pay a social security tax that goes into a special fund which is supposedly reserved for pension payments.

4.7 按说它不应在这一水平,

Translation: It’s not where it should be.

4.8 按说他们可以毫不费劲地击败其他各队。

Translation: Ordinarily they were able to rack up all the other teams without the lightest effort.

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