罢 (ba): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 7, 2018

罢 (Chinese PinYin: [bà]; traditional Chinese:罷) may mean: (1) verb. stop; (2) verb. finish; (3) verb. dismiss; remove from office. It is one of the most frequently used Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as: 罢工 (labor strike), 罢官 (dismiss from office), 罢教 (teachers’ strike), 罢课 (boycott classes), 罢了 (forget it), 罢免 (remove from office), 罢赛 (strike), 罢市 (shopkeepers’ strike), 罢手 (give up), 罢休 (give up), 罢演 (walkout), 不会罢休 (never let that go), 罢了罢了 (forget it), 罢免…职务 (remove sb from office), 善罢甘休 (let it go), 欲罢不能 (can’t help carrying on).

1. How to pronounce 罢?

Chinese Pinyin: [bà]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 罢

Synonyms: 完, 取消, 停止, 结束,

Antonyms: 继续,

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

Fixed expression: 罢工 (labor strike), 罢官 (dismiss from office), 罢教 (teachers’ strike), 罢课 (boycott classes), 罢了 (forget it), 罢免 (remove from office), 罢赛 (strike), 罢市 (shopkeepers’ strike), 罢手 (give up), 罢休 (give up), 罢演 (walkout),

Collocation: 不会罢休 (never let that go), 罢了罢了 (forget it), 罢免…职务 (remove sb from office),

Idioms: 善罢甘休 (let it go), 欲罢不能 (can’t help carrying on),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 罢 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 罢.

4.1 相信我,他经常犯错,只是你们不知道罢了。

Translation: Believe me, he often made mistakes, but you never know.

4.2 这只是时间的问题罢了。

Translation: It’s just a matter of time.

4.3 最终,议会成员以多数票罢免了总理。

Translation: In the end, an overwhelming majority of MPs voted to oust him from office.

4.4 马杜罗拒绝向罢免公投的要求屈服。

Translation: Mr. Maduro is refusing to bow to demands for a recall referendum.

4.5 韩国宪法法院已罢免了总统朴槿惠的职务。

Translation: The South Korean Constitutional Court has removed President Park Geun-hye from office.

4.6 他们原打算到市中心区去购物,但因听说交通拥护而作罢。

Translation: They had intended to go shopping in the downtown district, but were put off by reports of traffic jams.

4.7 西弗吉尼亚州州长吉姆贾斯提斯辩护说,他试图解决导致所有公立学校过去一周关闭的教师罢工。

Translation: West Virginia governor Jim Justice defended his role in attempting to resolve the teachers strike that has left all public schools closed for the past week.

4.8 工厂的工人为了争取合理的工作环境而发动了罢工。

Translation: Factory workers staged a walkout to protest for proper working conditions.

5. Stroke Order

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