比较 (bi jiao): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 31, 2018

比较 (Chinese PinYin: [bǐ jiào]; traditional Chinese:比較) may mean: (1) adv. relatively, e.g. 比较困难 (relatively difficult); (2) prep. in contrast to, e.g. 比较去年有显著增长 (compared with last year, there was a significant increase); (3) verb. compare, e.g. 比较两个选项 (compare the two options). Literally: 比 (put together) + 较 (compare). It is one of the most frequently used Chinese words that will occur often in everyday use. It can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. The term can be used interchangeably with 对比 in many situations.

1. How to pronounce 比较?

Chinese Pinyin: [ bǐ jiào]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 比较

Synonyms: 对照, 对比, 相比,

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 比较级 (comparative degree), 相比较 (in comparison), 比较文学 (comparative literature), 比较语言学 (comparative linguistics),

Collocation: 进行比较 (make a comparison), 比较价格 (compare the prices), 比较急 (quite urgent), 比较长短 (compare the length), 比较难 (relatively difficult), 比较少见 (quite rare), 比较严重 (quite serious), 比较少见 (relatively uncommon),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 比较 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 比较.

4.1 我们学校的校园暴力问题比较严重。

Translation: The school violence in our school is quite serious.

4.2 我比较喜欢浓一点的茶。

Translation: In comparison, I prefer strong tea.

4.3 比较一下所有选项再做出决定。

Translation: Compare all the options before making a decision.

4.4 将这个与前一个样本进行比较,找出差异。

Translation: Compare this one with the previous sample and find out the difference.

4.5 尽管在其他地方还是比较少见的, 中国旅客并不是唯一购买航班延误险的群体。

Translation: Chinese travelers aren’t alone in turning to flight delay insurance, though it’s relatively uncommon elsewhere.

4.6 阿里巴巴是中国的电子商务公司,其规模和业务模式往往被拿来与亚马逊做比较。

Translation: Alibaba is a Chinese e-commerce company often compared to Amazon for its size and business model.

4.7 其他的人工智能比较机器,比如面部识别,也可以以同样的机理增强他们的产品

Translation: Other AI comparison machines, such as those for facial recognition, also learn and steadily improve their products in similar fashion.

4.8 这样会让你看起来比较世故、八面玲珑

Translation: Because I think this will make you look a little more sophisticated.

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