必须 (bi xu): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 16, 2018

必须 (Chinese PinYin: [bì xū]; traditional Chinese:必須) may mean: (1) adv. must; (2) adv. have to. Literally: 必 (definitely) + 须 (must). The term is a neutral everyday word used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 必须的 (necessary), 必须地 (necessarily), 必须通过考试 (must pass the exam), 非必须的 (optional), 必须做的事情 (things that have to be done), 必须照办 (must do as one was told), 必须完成 (must finish), 必须填写 (compulsory field).

1. How to pronounce 必须?

Chinese Pinyin: [bì xū]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 必须

Synonyms: 必需, 务必, 必然,

Antonyms: 无须, 不必, 不用,

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

Fixed expression: 必须的 (necessary), 必须地 (necessarily),

Collocation: 必须通过考试 (must pass the exam), 非必须的 (optional), 必须做的事情 (things that have to be done), 必须照办 (must do as one was told), 必须完成 (must finish), 必须填写 (compulsory field),

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4. How to use 必须 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 必须.

4.1 你必须要在新年前完工这个项目吧?

Translation: You have to finish this project before the new year, right?

4.2 我们必须承担由此产生的一切后果。

Translation: We must take all the consequences arising therefrom.

4.3 在中国, 驾驶证的申请者必须通过笔试, 90%答对才算通过

Translation: Everyone who applies for a driver’s license in China must take a written test; 90 percent is considered passing.

4.4 我的朋友们,这必须有一个了结。

Translation: My friends, this must come to an end.

4.5 做你必须做的事情吧.

Translation: Do what you have to do.

4.6 今年我必须控制好生产成本

Translation: I have to control the production cost this year.

4.7 必须想尽办法按航道行驶,你很快就要进入暗礁水域了。

Translation: You must try to hold her to her course, you’ll go into the waters of submerged reefs soon.

4.8 为了达到我们的预定的目标,我们必须更加努力的工作。

Translation: In order to achieve the object we set, we must work harder.

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