按 (an): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | November 22, 2017

按 (Chinese PinYin: [àn]; traditional Chinese: 按) may mean: (1) according to; (2) following; (3) to press or push; (4) by; (5) to restrain, to control. It is one of the most frequently used Chinese characters. Some common phrases and expressions are: 按照 (according to), 按压 (to press), 按百分比 (percentagewise), 按约定 (by convention), 按摩 (massage), 按摩师 (masseur; masseuse), 按耐 / 按捺 (be restrained), 按理 (according to common practice), 按门铃 (ring a doorbell), 按成本 (at cost), 按不住 (be unable to restrain), 按名称排序 (arranged by name), 按时间排序 (arranged by time), 按类型排序 (arranged by type), 按创建日期排序 (arranged by date created), 按重量 (by weight), 按月 (monthly), 按大小排序 (arranged by size), 按下去 (press down).

1. How to pronounce 按?

Chinese Pinyin: [àn]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 按

Synonyms: 遵, 照, 依, 循,

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 按照 (according to), 按压 (to press), 按百分比 (percentagewise), 按约定 (by convention), 按摩 (massage), 按摩师 (masseur; masseuse), 按耐 / 按捺 (be restrained), 按理 (according to common practice),

Collocation: 按门铃 (ring a doorbell), 按成本 (at cost), 按不住 (be unable to restrain), 按名称排序 (arranged by name), 按时间排序 (arranged by time), 按类型排序 (arranged by type), 按创建日期排序 (arranged by date created), 按重量 (by weight), 按月 (monthly), 按大小排序 (arranged by size), 按下去 (press down),

Idioms: 按兵不动 (take no action, sit tight), 按名责实 (to create the reality that will fit the name), 按步就班 / 按部就班 (step-by-step), 按兵束甲 / 按甲休兵 / 按甲寝兵 (stop all military actions), 按纳不住 / 按捺不下 / 按捺不住 (cannot hold back), 按辔徐行 (take it slow and steady), 按图索骏 / 按图索骥 (try to locate something by following up a clue), 按行自抑 (stay restrained), 牛不喝水强按头 (be forced to do sth), 按兵不举 (sit tight, hold back), 八府巡按 (an official position), 按堵如故 (a well-ordered society), 不按君臣 (use of poisons), 按强助弱 (fight for the weak against the strong),

Terminologies: 按国际法 (jure gentium),

4. How to use 按 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 按.

4.1 在这点上,你要按照每个安全套包装上提供适当的方法来使用,该怎么穿上,怎么用和怎么脱下来

Translation: In this regard, you need to follow the directions provided to you with each condom package about the proper way in which to put on, wear and take off a condom.

4.2 他将照相机的焦距调好,然后按下快门。

Translation: He racked his camera and pressed down the shutter release.

4.3 放入启动盘,按电源键启动计算机。

Translation: Put in your starting disk and boot the computer by pressing the power button.

4.4 这幢大楼是按那位建筑师的设计建造的。

Translation: The building was constructed according to the design of that architect.

4.5 香蕉是按重量出售。

Translation: Bananas are sold by weight.

4.6 按这个按钮关闭发动机。

Translation: Press this button to shut down the engine.

4.7 学生们按身高和体重重新进行了分组。

Translation: The students were regrouped according to height and weight.

4.8 我可以按半价把这本词典让给你。

Translation: I can let you have this dictionary at half its price.

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